Marion Raven – The Norwegian Rock’n Roll Star
Birth name: Marion Elise Ravn
Date of Birth: May 25, 1984
Place of Birth: Lorenskog, Norway
Occupation: Singer, songwriter, actress, musician
Height: 5 ft 7 in; 1.70 m
Marion Raven in one sentence – Raven is a captivating young woman and a very talented singer/musician.
I started discovering real rock 'n' roll music in the past few years. Also, working with people like Nikki Six and just hanging out with them really encouraged me to develop that sound. A few bad relationships made the lyrics quite angry.
- Raven is a Norwegian singer-songwriter, and former child actress. This alluring Norwegian young woman is one of the most popular Norwegian female singers best known for her energetic performances.
- Marion’s surname is of Norse origin, with Ravn meaning Raven, which she adopted as her stage name.
- She was one-half of the now defunct pop duo M2M, along with Marit Larsen.
- Raven joined the gospel choir in a local church at the age of 5.
- At age of 8 Raven began playing the piano and attended ballet lessons
- Around the age of 9, Marion began acting in Norway. She had a role in the Sound of Music, put on by the Norwegian Broadway in 1993.
- In 1995, Raven's father arranged for her to make a demo in a studio in Oslo, together with her childhood friend, Marit Larsen. That was the beginning of Marion’s professional singing career and the M2M pop duo.
- In 2005 Marion decided to grow up and switch to the rock image. With her first solo album Here I Am she was reborn as the alluring, dark, rock star.
- In 2006, it was announced that Marion broke her $1 million record deal with Atlantic Records due to artistic differences.
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