Åse Kleveland

Singer, Politician

1949 –

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Who is Åse Kleveland?

Åse Maria Kleveland is a Norwegian singer and politician.

A well-known folk singer and traditional guitarist in Norway, she was appointed Minister of Culture in Norway from 1990 to 1996, representing the Labour Party under the Gro Harlem Brundtland administration. She was also president of the Swedish Film Institute from 1999 to 2006.

In June 2007 she became Chairman of the Board of Human-Etisk Forbund, the Norwegian humanist organization.

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Born
Mar 18, 1949
Stockholm
Also known as
  • Ase Kleveland
  • Kleveland, Åse
Nationality
  • Norway
  • Sweden
Profession
Education
  • University of Oslo

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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