When it comes to music, he's my idol! The hero of my musical world! No one composes as beautifully as this Norwegian New Age Music composer and musician. HE has the key to my soul! :-) It's strange how something or someone calls to your soul, isn't it? And what better way than to do it through the realm of music? It's afterall the universal language of mankind, is it not? Hence, the Secret Garden is where I dwell. It is one … more
Rolf Løvland (born 19 April 1955, Kristiansand) is a Norwegian composer. Together with Fionnuala Sherry, he formed the celtic group Secret Garden, where he played as the composer/producer/keyboardist. He began composing at an early age (he formed a band at the age of nine) and grew up studying at the Kristiansand Music Conservatory, later receiving his Masters degree from the Norwegian Institute of Music in Oslo. He is maybe most recognised for composing the song You Raise Me Up, which has been covered more than 125 times.