Halldór Már Stefánsson
Guitar, electric guitar electric bass
Halldór Már Stefánsson, born in Reykjavik (Iceland), has been a musician since he was a child. He began his guitar studies with Professor Örn Viðar Erlendsson at the Akureyri Conservatory. In 1986 he moved to Barcelona to study guitar improvement at the Luthier School of Musical Arts with professors Arnaldur Arnarson and Alex Garrobé. He has participated in international courses with teachers such as David Russell, Hopkinson Smith, Manuel Barrueco and José Tomás. Later he toured Iceland and Spain as a soloist and is part of «Mosaic, Barcelona's Guitar Quartet». In 2004 he collaborated in the album "Con las manos" by the composer and guitarist Eduard Rodés performing a piece called "La Luz" and inspired by the life of Ferrer Guardia, a well-known freethinker shot in 1909 as a result of the disturbances of the Tragic Week. In 2006, the same Eduard Rodés published a new disc under the name "Mediterranean Republic", where Halldor Mar returns to collaborate interpreting the subject "Al Iskandariyah". In 2009 he released his first solo album, Simple, under the label Daruma Records. It was recorded in the El Tostadero studio with the help of producer Marc Molas. Halldor Mar is also a member of the Wiggum group, which after its formation in 2009, publishes in February 2010 its first album called Sintonía Nison loves NiFú NiFá. In April 2013, his second work, The World War, came out. In 2014 he published the album "Winds", where he covered a total of ten songs from the movement of the new Catalan song, such as "Pequeño País" by Luis Llach or "Al Vent" by Raimon.