Magne Furuholmen

Norwegian Musician
Born Nov 1, 1962

Magne 'Mags' Furuholmen is a Norwegian musician. He is best known as the guitarist and keyboardist of the pop band A-ha.

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1962 Birth Born on November 1, 1962.
1967 4 Years Old His father, a jazz musician who played trumpet with Bent Sølves Orkester, was killed in an aeroplane crash over Drammen, south of Oslo in 1967, when Magne was just five. … Read More


1992 29 Years Old Furuholmen married Heidi Rydjord, his high school sweetheart, on August 8, 1992, in the garden of their Nesøya home. … Read More


1994 31 Years Old 1 More Event
When A-ha went on hiatus in 1994, Furuholmen began working on other music projects. The band reconvened in 1998, though announced they would split in 2010. … Read More


2004 41 Years Old Furuholmen also recorded "Past Perfect Future Tense" in 2004, with appearances from Guy Berryman and Will Champion of Coldplay, and from Andy Dunlop of the Scottish band Travis.
2008 45 Years Old In 2008 Furuholmen collaborated with Coldplay bassist Guy Berryman and Mew vocalist Jonas Bjerre under the band name of Apparatjik for the theme to the BBC Two series, Amazon. … Read More
2010 47 Years Old Magne announced on Jo Wiley's show on BBC Radio 2 in October 2010 that he intends to work with his friends in MEW and Coldplay after retiring from A-ha in December.
2012 49 Years Old 1 More Event
The official ceremony took place on November 6, 2012.


2014 51 Years Old In 2014 Furuholmen agreed to compose the songs and supervise the recordings for the Norwegian film "Beatles". … Read More
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