Anja Garbarek (b. 24 July 1970 in Oslo) is a Norwegian singer-songwriter of mixed Norwegian and Polish descent. She is the daughter of the Norwegian jazz saxophonist Jan Garbarek and grew up around Oslo. She received the Spellemannsprisen in 2001 for her album Smiling & Waving in the open class category. She is married to John Mallison, with whom she has one daughter. She has released three original albums containing English lyrics; Balloon Mood, Smiling and Waving (co-produced by Steven Wilson) and Briefly Shaking, and the soundtrack to Luc Besson's film "Angel-A". Her debut, Velkommen Inn, is sung in Norwegian.
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