Icelandic operatic soprano and songwriter who began her career being a folk singer. She examined music and performing on the Reykjavík University of Music as well as the Guildhall College of Music and Play in London. She performed at a particular concert in Beijing, China in the Forbidden Town Concert Hall, that was kept to commemorate thirty many years of relationships between Iceland and China. She wedded musician Þorkell Jóelsson. She was created in the same nation as vocalist Bjork.