Norbert of ESC Dublin to Amsterdam reported that another Eurovision artist has passed away. This time it is one from Norway.
Odd Børre Sørensen (9 August 1939 – 28 January 2023) was a Norwegian pop singer. He was better known by his stage name Odd Børre. Internationally, he is best known for the song Stress that he performed at the Eurovision Song Contest of 1968.
He sang in the Kjell Karlsen’s Orchestra (1962–70) and was releasing singles during that period. He retired from full-time professional singing in 1970 and became an insurance company agent, although he did perform in the Norwegian national finals in 1971 and 1977 and was one of the judges in the 1978 final. After retiring in the early 2000s, Odd Børre teamed up again with Kjell Karlsen and performed with him.
Odd Børre died on 28 January 2023, at the age of 83.