Real name: Anne Kristine Linnet
Effective period / Period of releases: 1973 - 2015Danish singer/composer (b. July 30, 1953 in Aarhus). Over a five-decade long career, Linnet has remained a highly acclaimed artist in Denmark and a pioneer in female rock.
Started singing career in Tears with then husband Holger Laumann with whom she had daughter Evamaria Linnet. In a second marriage, she had son and later solo artist Xander Linnet. She has been in multiple homosexual relationships, and has been open and written songs about female homosexuality ever since the seventies.
Released the debut solo album Sweet Thing in 1973, and founded all-female band Shit & Chanel in 1974 with a.o. Lis Sørensen, with whom she also sang backing vocals for a.o Gasolin'. After Shit & Chanel dissolved in 1979, she founded Anne Linnet Band with Lis Sørensen and Sanne Salomonsen. In 1983, she founded the new wave band Marquis De Sade (7). That band released three albums before breaking up 1988, but reunited in 2002 for the album Over Mig Under Mig. In 1997, she founded her second all-female band Bitch Boys (4).
Linnet has released two popular albums with lyrics by the Danish writer Tove Ditlevsen, Kvindesind and Barndommens Gade, as well as three albums for Danish musicals, Roserne Bryder Ud (Musical Af Anne Linnet Og Erik Knudsen), Linnet • Salomonsen, and Krig Og Kærlighed.