About

Thor Simonsen is a Danish-Canadian artist and entrepreneur. Originally from the Faroe Islands (Denmark), Thor spent his childhood and teenage years in Iqaluit, Nunavut. An accomplished artist and music producer, Thor has released two solo albums and produced many more for other artists. His music has won (and been nominated for) many awards, including Junos, Indigenous Music Awards, etc. In 2016, Thor founded the Hitmakerz record label. He currently lives in Iqaluit with his wife and young son. Click here to read the full bio.

“I’m an international artist and entrepreneur, seeking meaningful ways to improve the modern world through knowledge, art, media, and clear communication.”

Fun Facts

  • My name was almost Gullbrandurr or Hans.
  • Michael Jackson is my favourite artist of all time.
  • My mom is an architect and sealskin fashion designer.
  • My dad is a professional classical and jazz musician.
  • My little brother is a painter, carpenter, and film director.
  • I have a pretty intense Polar Bear phobia.
  • I really like lists (I have 900+ lists on my iPhone)

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