Sjón

Sjón

August 27, 1962 – ...

Sigurjón Birgir Sigurðsson (born 27 August 1962), known as Sjón (ˈsjoʊn SYOHN '), is an Icelandic poet, novelist, and lyricist. His pen name (meaning "sight") is an abbreviation of his given name (Sigurjón). Sjón frequently collaborates with the singer Björk and has performed with The Sugarcubes as Johnny Triumph. His works have been translated into 30 languages.