Saturday, May 21

Artist Ove Thue is dead

Ove Thue, best known as a singer in the rock band Saft, is dead, 70 years old.

That confirms the family opposite Bergensavisen. Thue had the muscle disease ALS and died at a nursing home in Fyllingsdalen.

He is best known as a singer in the rock band Saft, which also included his brother Trygve Thue. Their bandmate Tom Harry Halvorsen says that Ove Thue was a very productive songwriter.

– Thue was very interested in nature conservation, Norwegian culture and folk music. He was also an avid athlete, says Halvorsen Bergens Tidende.

Thue has also written several supporter songs for the football club Brann, including «Byen e ‘Bergen» and «Heia Brann».

Reference-www.aftenposten.no

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