Tobias Nicolai
Teitur is one of the 13 nominees for the 2023 Nordic Council Music Prize.


Since his greatly acclaimed debut album Poetry and Aeroplanes (Universal Records, 2003) Teitur has been recognised internationally as a leading performer and singer-songwriter.

Starting off as a proficient teenage guitarist and gifted with a fine voice, Teitur quickly evolved into a mature artist, not only performing but also composing and producing his own music.

Among the many highlights of his career are performances in Europe with Nico Muhly. He has further collaborated with an array of others artists and ensembles including bands, choirs, chamber ensembles and even symphony orchestras. Normally, Teitur writes all arrangements for these ensembles. He has toured extensively on several continents and his creative output has been highly acclaimed in the international press.