Ágúst Ævar Gunnarsson

Date of Birth: 22 September 1976

Ethnicity: Icelandic

Ágúst Ævar Gunnarsson is an Icelandic musician. He is known as the former drummer for the Icelandic post-rock band Sigur Rós. He is the son of Gunnar Valberg Andrésson and Anna K. Ágústsdóttir. He is married to Ilmur Dögg Gísladóttir.

Ágúst’s parents are pictured here.

Ágúst’s paternal grandfather was Jón Andrés Sveinn Hallgrímsson Valberg (the son of Hallgrímur Andrésson Valberg and Indíana Sveinsdóttir). Hallgrímur was the son of Andrés Björnsson and Guðrún Jóhannsdóttir. Indiana was the daughter of Sveinn Gunnarsson and Margrét Þórunn Árnadóttir.

Ágúst’s paternal grandmother was Vilborg Jóhannsdóttir (the daughter of Jóhann Þorkelsson and Þorbjörg Magnúsdóttir). Jóhann was the son of Þorkell Sigurður Ásgrímsson and Anna Jóhannsdóttir. Þorbjörg was the daughter of Magnús Þorbergur Árnason and Vagnbjörg Magnúsdóttir.

Ágúst’s maternal grandfather is named Ágúst.

Sources: Genealogy of Ágúst’s father – http://www.geni.com

Obituary of Ágúst’s paternal grandfather, Jón Andrés Sveinn Hallgrímsson Valberg – http://www.mbl.is

Baptismal record of Ágúst’s paternal great-grandfather, Hallgrímur Andrésson Valberg – https://familysearch.org

Ágúst’s paternal great-grandmother, Indíana Sveinsdóttir, on the 1901 Icelandic census – http://manntal.is

Obituary of Ágúst’s paternal grandmother, Vilborg Jóhannsdóttir – http://www.mbl.is

Genealogy of Ágúst’s paternal great-grandfather, Jóhann Þorkelsson – http://www.ancestry.com

1 Response

  1. Manila says:

    Indiana was the daughter of Sveinn Gunnarsson and Margrét Þórunn Árnadóttir.

    Jóhann was the son of Þorkell Sigurður Ásgrímsson and Anna Jóhannsdóttir.

    Additional sources: Ágúst’s paternal great-grandmother, Indíana Sveinsdóttir, on the 1901 Icelandic census – http://manntal.is/leit/Ind%C3%ADana%20Sveinsd%C3%B3ttir/1901/1/1910/21761/2394

    Genealogy of Ágúst’s paternal great-grandfather, Jóhann Þorkelsson – http://www.ancestry.com/genealogy/records/johann-thorkelsson_71640473

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