(June 7, 1982 in Tórshavn
, Faroe Islands
) is a musician currently living in Leirvík
, and is one of the most famous musicians of the Faroe Islands
Band and personal history
Høgni was born in 1982 and is son of Sørin Lisberg and Hallbjørg Eliassen. His father is son of Knút Lisberg, who is cousin to Jens Olivur Lisberg
(1896–1920) where his great-grandfather, and thus Jens Olivurs uncle, lived Johan í Smiðjuni. Høgni lived together with his two younger sisters in Leirvík, where he grew up. He moved to Copenhagen
Høgni Lisberg, also known from ethno-rock
band Clickhaze fame, released his first solo album, Most Beautiful Things
in 2003. The album reached number 2 on Tutl Records
’ sales charts on the Faroe Islands. This led Høgni to huge success in both his home country and in Switzerland
, where the press gave him a lot of publicity during his Switzerland tour in 2004. In 2005 Høgni played at the Danish Nibe Festival
, the exclusive Faroese bi-yearly showcase Atlantic Music Event
, and the largest music festival on the Faroe Islands, the G! Festival
Høgni's first solo album Most Beautiful Things
was released only a year after his previous unit Clickhaze was dissolved.
In 2006 Høgni released the album Morning Dew
. The album was recorded at the renowned Lundgaard Studios in Denmark
by ex-Clickhaze bass player Jens L. Thomsen, and mixed by Óli Poulsen.
The new album HOGNI-......