(30 September 1959 – 4 September 2011)
was a Norwegian singer, guitarist and songwriter, born in Oslo. She started her career in the late 70s when she entered a talent competition judged by Stein Ove Berg, who became her mentor. She later joined the band Uncle John's Band, and, in 1982, X-tra, with Trond Granlund.
She released her first, self-titled, solo album in 1982, a pop-oriented production by in Hamburg by manager/musician Tore Syvertsen, followed by a more country/blues oriented album in 1983 ”På bare bein” (On bare feet), produced by Jonas Fjeld.
All in all Heltberg released 12 albums during her career. She also participated in the Norwegian qualification for the Eurovision Song Contest three times as an artist: in 1980, 1984 and 1985, and as a songwriter in 2000. Her last single, titled "Elske fritt" (Free love) was released in 2009.
Original version of the aftersought song by Hilde Heltberg and Jonas Fjeld
NÅR VI DELER ALT (Sharing everything)
from 1983 is available also on CD:
PÅ BARE BEIN, BW 4019
BCD 4019 Distribusjon: Tylden & Co / Bare bra musikk E-post: email@example.com Phone : #47-23 40 10 10
Also available on Single: BW 12001
c/w another great Jonas Fjeld-duet:
WHY DON'T YOU LOVE ME TONIGHT
BWS 12001 - 2 great duets with Jonas Fjeld
Hilde,s favorit e album from 1983