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Encyclopedia > List of Swedes in music

This is a list of Swedish composers, musicians and singers:

This article is part of the List of Swedes series
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Writers Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... This is a list of well known Swedes, ordered alphabetically within categories: // Main article: List of Swedish actors Greta Garbo Ann-Margret, (born 1941) singer and actress Pernilla August, (born 1958) actress Ingrid Bergman, (1915-1982), actress May Britt, (born 1933), actress Anita Ekberg, actress Britt Ekland, (born 1942), actress... This is a list of Swedish actors: Lasse Ã…berg (1940-) Maud Adams (1945-) Börje Ahlstedt (1939-) Hans Hasse Alfredson (1931-) Bibi Andersson (1935-) Harriet Andersson (1932-) Ann-Margret (1941-) Ingrid Bergman Ingrid Bergman (1915-1982) Kjell Bergqvist (1953-) Helena Bergström (1964-) Hugo Björne (1886-1966) Gunnar Bj... This is a list of Swedish architects including in many cases foreign-born architects who have worked in Sweden. ... This is a list of Swedish artists. ... This is a list of Swedish clergymen and theologians. ... This is a list of Swedish entrepreneurs and businessmen. ... This is a list of Swedish film directors. ... This is a list of Swedish politicians. ... This is a list of Swedish scientists: Chemistry Johan August Arfwedson, (1792-1841), chemist Svante Arrhenius, (1859-1927), chemist and physicist Jöns Jacob Berzelius, (1779-1848), chemist Alfred Nobel, (1833-1896), chemist and founder of the Nobel Prizes Carl Wilhelm Scheele, (1742-1786), chemist Nils Gabriel Sefström, (1787... This is a list of Swedish language novelists, poets and other writers. ...

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Composers

  • Johan Agrell (1701-1765) full name: Johan Joachim Agrell
  • Hugo Alfvén (1872-1960) full name: Hugo Emil Alfvén
  • Claude Loyola Allgén (1920-1990) Klas-Thure Allgén
  • Kurt Atterberg (1887-1974) full name: Kurt Magnus Atterberg
  • Tor Aulin (1866-1914)
  • Sven-Erik Bäck (1919-1994)
  • Carl Michael Bellman (1740-1795)
  • Peter Bengtson (1961- )
  • Berwald family
    • Friedrich Berwald, violinist, Concert-master in the Swedish Royal Orchestra
    • Georg Berwald, played in the Swedish Royal Orchestra, later in the Russian
    • Johan Fredrik Berwald (1787-1861) violinist, Concert-master of the Swedish Royal Orchestra
    • Franz Adolf Berwald (1796-1868), composer, musician and businessman; and the best-known of the musical Berwalds
    • August Berwald, composer and musician, Concert-master in the Swedish Royal Orchestra
    • Mathilda Berwald, née Cohn (married to Johan B.), singer to the Royal Court
    • Julie Berwald, actress and singer at the Royal Swedish Opera, later married to baron Knut Åkerhielm
  • Ulf Björlin (1933-1993) a conductor and composer
  • Karl-Birger Blomdahl (1916-1968)
  • Sten Broman (1902-1983)
  • Bernhard Henrik Crusell (1775-1838) born in Finland
  • Düben family, originally musicians, who were raised to the nobility through the favour especially of king Charles XII of Sweden. Family members other than those mentioned below were important in civil service or made important contributions to other fields.
    • Anders Düben (1590-1662), organist of the German Church in Stockholm, Master of the Royal Swedish Court Orchestra, composer
    • Gustaf Düben (1624-1690), organist of the German Church in Stockholm, Master of the Royal Swedish Court Orchestra, composer
    • Baron Gustaf von Düben (1660-1726), Master of the Royal Swedish Court Orchestra, court intendant and later marshal of the royal court.
    • Baron Anders von Düben (1673-1738), Director of the Royal Swedish Court Orchestra, later marshal of the royal court, composer. Donated the Düben Collection to Uppsala University.
  • John Fernström (1897-1961) born in China of Swedish parents
  • Gunnar de Frumerie (1908-1987)

Johan Agrell Johan Agrell (born: Löth, 1 February 1701; died: Nuremberg, 19 January 1765) was a late German baroque composer. ... Hugo Emil Alfvén  listen (May 1, 1872 – May 8, 1960) was a Swedish composer, conductor, violinist, and painter. ... Kurt Magnus Atterberg (December 12, 1887 - February 15, 1974) was a Swedish composer. ... Tor Aulin (September 10, 1866 – March 1, 1914) was a Swedish violinist, conductor and composer. ... Sven-Erik Bäck (September 16, 1919 – January 10, 1994) was a Swedish composer of classical music. ... Carl Michael Bellman (February 4, 1740 - February 11, 1795) was a Swedish poet and composer. ... Franz Berwald ca 1840 - painter unknown Franz Adolf Berwald (born in Stockholm on July 23, 1796 and died there on April 3, 1868) was a Swedish Romantic composer who was generally ignored during his lifetime and had to make his living as an orthopedic surgeon and, later, as the manager... Concert-master. ... Concert-master. ... Franz Adolf Berwald (born in Stockholm on July 23, 1796 and died there on April 3, 1868) was a composer. ... Concert-master. ... The Royal Swedish Opera, as seen from the southwest The Royal Swedish Opera, or Kungliga Operan, is the national stage for opera in Sweden. ... Ulf Björlin (21 May 1933 – 23 October 1993) was a Swedish composer and conductor. ... Karl-Birger Blomdahl (October 19, 1916 - June 14, 1968) was a Swedish composer and conductor born in Växjö. He was educated in biochemistry, but was primarily active in music and by his experimental compositions he became one of the big names in Swedish modernism. ... Bernhard Henrik Crusell (1775 -1838) was a Finnish-born composer and clarinet player, who moved to Sweden in his late teens. ... Düben is a municipality in the district of Wittenberg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. ... Carl XII, Karl XII or Carolus Rex, (June 17, 1682 – November 30, 1718), the Alexander of the North, nicknamed in Turkish as DemirbaÅŸ Åžarl (Charles the Habitué), was King of Sweden from 1697 until his death in 1718. ... Gustaf Düben (also Gustav) (1624 in Stockholm - 1690 in Stockholm) was a Swedish organist and composer. ... Uppsala University (Swedish Uppsala universitet) is a public university in Uppsala, Sweden. ... The Swedish composer John Fernström was born 1897 in Ichang, China, where he also spent the first ten years of his life at the mission his father directed. ... Per Gunnar Fredrik de Frumerie, (20 July 1908 in Nacka, Stockholm County, - 9 September 1987 in Täby, Stockholm County, was a Swedish composer and pianist. ... Ebbe Grims-land, born June 11, 1915 in Malmö, is a Swedish composer and viola player. ... Johann Christian Friedrich Hæffner (2 March 1759 in Oberschönau – 28 May 1833 in Uppsala) was a German-born Swedish composer. ... Joseph Martin Kraus (1756-1792) as a student in Erfurt. ... Lars-Erik Vilner Larsson (15 May 1908 - 27 December 1986) was an important Swedish composer of the 20th century. ... Ingvar Natanael Lidholm (born 24th Feb, 1921) is a Swedish composer. ... Adolf Fredrik Lindblad (February 1, 1801 – August 23, 1878) was a Swedish composer, mainly remembered for his songs. ... Anders Bo Leif Linde (1 January 1933–2 October 1970) was a Swedish composer whose style resembled that of notable 20th century neoclassical composers like Benjamin Britten and Samuel Barber[1]. Born in Gävle, Linde studied music theory with Ingmar Bengtsson before enrolling at the Stockholm Academy of Music... Ralph Lundsten is a wellknown [[Sweden|Swedish composer of electronic music, as well as a film director and artist. ... Hildor Lundvik (Hille, 6 March 1885 - Stockholm, 24 January 1951) first studied law at Uppsala University, then music at the Royal Swedish Academy of Music in Stockholm, graduating as a music teacher in 1912, as precentor and organist (VästerÃ¥s) in 1919 and singing teacher in 1913. ... Rolf Martinsson (born 1956 in GlimÃ¥kra, SkÃ¥ne, Sweden) is a Swedish composer. ... Ludvig Norman (August 28, 1831, Stockholm - March 28, 1885, Stockholm) was a Swedish composer, conductor, pianist, and music teacher. ... Franz Berwald ca 1840 - painter unknown Franz Adolf Berwald (born in Stockholm on July 23, 1796 and died there on April 3, 1868) was a Swedish Romantic composer who was generally ignored during his lifetime and had to make his living as an orthopedic surgeon and, later, as the manager... Carl Wilhelm Eugen Stenhammar (February 7, 1871 - November 20, 1927) was a Swedish composer, pianist and conductor. ... Gösta Nystroem (13 October 1890–9 August 1966) was a Swedish composer. ... Wilhelm Peterson-Berger Olof Wilhelm Peterson-Berger (born 27 February 1867 in UllÃ¥nger, Ã…ngermanland, Sweden, died 3 December 1942 in Östersund, Sweden) was a Swedish composer. ... Gustav Allan Pettersson (September 19, 1911 – June 20, 1980) was a Swedish composer born in Uppland. ... Ture Rangström (30 November 1884 – 11 May 1947) belonged to a new generation of Swedish composers who in the first decade of the 20th century introduced modernism to their compositions. ... Johan Helmich Roman â–¶ (help· info) (October 26, 1694 - November 20, 1758) was one of the most important composers of the Baroque era in Sweden. ... HANDEL was the code-name for the UKs National Attack Warning System in the Cold War. ... Hilding Rosenberg (June 21, 1892 - May 18, 1985), was a Swedish composer. ... Sven-David Sandström (b. ... Johan Gustav Emil Sjögren was a Swedish composer. ... Johan August Söderman (17 July 1832, Stockholm–10 February 1876, Stockholm ) was the first Swedish composer of the Romantic generation, known especially for his lieder and choral works, based on folk material, and for his theatre music. ... Carl Wilhelm Eugen Stenhammar (February 7, 1871 - November 20, 1927) was a Swedish composer, pianist and conductor. ... Gunnar Wennerberg in his old days. ... Sara Wennerberg-Reuter (February 11, 1875 – March 29, 1959) was a Swedish organist and composer. ... Sara Wennerberg-Reuter (February 11, 1875 – March 29, 1959) was a Swedish organist and composer. ... Johan Wikmanson (1753 - 10 January 1800) was a Swedish organist and composer. ... Dag Wirén (October 15, 1905 – April 19, 1986) was a Swedish composer. ...

Conductors

Ulf Björlin (21 May 1933 – 23 October 1993) was a Swedish composer and conductor. ... Herbert Blomstedt (b. ... Sixten Ehrling, (April 3, 1918 – February 13, 2005), was a Swedish conductor who, during a long career, served tenures as the principle conductor of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and as the music director of the Royal Swedish Opera amongst others. ... Niklas Olov Willén (born 30 March 1961 in Täby) is a Swedish conductor. ...

Groups

ABBA on the cover of their 1973 album Ring Ring.
Europe's, The Final Countdown
Europe's, The Final Countdown
The cover of Joyride. The 14-track collection was released in March 1991, peaking almost immediately at No. 12 on the Billboard 200 album chart.
The cover of Joyride. The 14-track collection was released in March 1991, peaking almost immediately at No. 12 on the Billboard 200 album chart.

Image File history File links ABBA_Ring_Ring. ... Image File history File links ABBA_Ring_Ring. ... Alternate cover CD re-issue with ABBA logo. ... A Camp is the solo side project of Nina Persson, vocalist for the Swedish indie/pop band The Cardigans, who worked alongside Mark Linkous of Sparklehorse, who also produced it. ... “Abba” redirects here. ... Agnetha Ã…se Fältskog (born 5 April 1950) in Jönköping) is a Swedish pop singer, songwriter and producer, most notable for being a member of the popular Swedish pop group ABBA. Her name was originally spelled Agneta; she added the h later herself. ... Image:Benny Andersson. ... Björn Kristian Ulvaeus (Swedish IPA: ) (born April 25, 1945) is a Swedish musician and composer, most notable as a member of ABBA. Ulvaeus was born in Gothenburg, but as a child he moved with his family to Västervik. ... The ABBA single cover for Mamma Mia (1975) shows the group: Benny, Anni-Frid (top center), Agnetha, and Björn. ... Stig Stikkan Anderson (January 25, 1931 – September 12, 1997) was the manager of ABBA and the founder of the Polar Music record label. ... Ace of Base is a dance-pop band from Gothenburg, Sweden, comprised of Ulf Ekberg (Buddha) and siblings Jonas Berggren (Joker), Linn Berggren, and Jenny Berggren. ... Jonas Petter Berggren aka Joker was born on March 21, 1967. ... Ulf Gunnar Ekberg aka Buddha was born on December 6, 1970 in Göteborg, Sweden to Mats and Monika Ekberg. ... Malin Sofia Katarina Berggren was born on October 31, 1970 in Gothenburg, Sweden. ... Jenny Cecilia Berggren, born May 19, 1972, is one of the four members of Swedish pop band Ace of Base. ... Alcazar is a Swedish pop group who had a string of hit singles during the early 2000s decade and are continuing successfully today. ... Andreas Lundstedt is a Swedish musician (born Björn Helge Andreas Lundstedt, on 20 May 1971, in Uppsala) who is best-known as a member of the pop group, Alcazar. ... Alcazar is a Swedish pop group who had a string of hit singles during the early 2000s decade and are continuing successfully today. ... Magnus Carlsson was born in BorÃ¥s, Sweden on June 24, 1974. ... Amon Amarth is a viking-themed melodic death metal band from Sweden founded in 1990 in Tumba, named after a location in J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth. ... ÄnglagÃ¥rd is a currently defunct Swedish progressive rock band, with influences including King Crimson, Genesis, TrettioÃ¥riga Kriget, Schicke Führs Fröhling & Van Der Graaf Generator. ... Antiloop is a Swedish house music group. ... Arch Enemy is a Swedish melodic death metal band, formed in 1996 by ex-Carcass guitarist Michael Amott. ... Army Of Lovers was a Swedish dance music group founded in 1987. ... Alexander Bard (born March 17, 1961 in Motala) is a Swedish author, songwriter, producer, singer and actor. ... Jean Pierre Barda (born March 7, 1967, Paris) is a Swedish pop star, actor, make up artist, and hair dresser. ... Queen La Camilla Camilla Henemark, also known as La Camilla, (born October 23, 1964) is Swedish singer, actress, and former fashion model. ... Michaela Dornonville de la Cour (full name: Maria Susanna Michaela Dornonville de la Cour), also known simply as de la Cour, is best known as a singer in the Swedish pop music group Army of Lovers. ... Dominika Peczynski, born 19 September 1971 in Skärholmen, Stockholm County, Södermanland, is a Swedish-Polish singer of Jewish heritage, model and TV presenter. ... This article is about the glam rock band. ... Ola Salo in 2005 Ola Salo, real name Rolf Ola Anders Svensson, born 19 February 1977 in Avesta, is a Swedish rock singer in the Swedish glam rock band The Ark. ... Karl Martin Axén (born April 1, 1973 in UrÃ¥sa, Sweden) is a guitarist in the Glam-rock band The Ark. ... The A-Teens or A*Teens are a pop group from Stockholm, Sweden, formed in 1998. ... The A-Teens are a pop group from Stockholm, Sweden, formed in 1998. ... The A-Teens are a pop group from Stockholm, Sweden, formed in 1998. ... Sara Helena Lumholdt (born October 25, 1984 in Stockholm, Sweden) was a member of the Swedish quartet A*Teens whom started out as an ABBA cover group. ... Marie Eleonor Serneholt (Swedish IPA: ) (born July 11, 1983) was a member of the Swedish pop band A*Teens. ... At the Gates was a Swedish melodic death metal band. ... Babylon Bombs is a hard rock / sleaze rock band from Stockholm, Sweden. ... Bjarv is a rockin sweet modern folk ensemble from Sweden. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Christian Lindskog is now married to Elina Lindskog. ... // Simon is the guitarist of Blindside. ... Tomas Näslund is the bassist for the band blindside. ... Marcus Dahlström is the drummer of the band Blindside. ... Swedish Jazz-Pop band consisting of Bo Sundström, Fredrik Dahl, Michael Malmgren and Mats Schubert. ... En rökande hund (a smoking dog): band logo designed by Martin Kann bob hund is a six-piece rock band from Sweden. ... Morgan Ã…gren has been a drummer since age four. ... Caesars is the name of a Swedish alternative rock band. ... Candlemass is a Swedish epic doom metal band established in the 1980s by Leif Edling (bass), its leader and songwriter. ... The Cardigans are a Swedish band formed in the town of Jönköping in 1992. ... Anders Peter Svensson Born: 18 October 1974 in Jönköping, Sweden. ... Magnus Sveningsson (full name Johan Magnus Sveningsson) was born April 4, 1972 in Falköping, Sweden. ... Bengt Lagerberg plays drums in the swedish pop/rock-band The Cardigans. ... Lars-Olof Johansson is best known as a member of the pop group The Cardigans. ...   (born Nina Elisabet Persson September 6, 1974 in Örebro, Sweden) is the lead singer of the Swedish pop group The Cardigans. ... Clawfinger is an industrial rap-metal band from Sweden and was one of the earliest bands to adopt this sound. ... The term Clubland can refer to several different things: Clubland is an area of London which contains a high number of Gentlemens clubs. ... Coca Carola are a Swedish Punk band from Åkerberga. ... The Concretes are a popular Swedish indie pop band, currently composed of seven members. ... This section needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of article quality. ... Cult of Luna is a Swedish progressive doom/post-metal band. ... Darkane, (formerly known as Agretator), is a Heavy Metal band from Helsingborg, Sweden. ... Dark Funeral is a black metal band from Sweden. ... Dark Tranquillity is a melodic death metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden. ... Dismember is a Swedish death metal band. ... Dissection was a well-known Swedish black metal band formed in 1989 by guitarist and vocalist Jon Nödtveidt. ... Doktor Kosmos are a Swedish pop band best characterized by the unique style of their humoristic lyrics. ... Dragonland is a symphonic power metal musical group from Sweden. ... Dream Evil is a melodic power metal band from Sweden, assembled and integrated by renowned musical producer Fredrik Nordström in 1999. ... Therese Grankvist (born 2 May 1977 in Nässjö, Sweden) is a Swedish singer and former member of Drömhus. ... ThÃ¥ström, Fjodor and Gurra Ebba Grön was a Swedish punk band formed in 1977. ... Joakim ThÃ¥ström. ... Fjodor Lennart Eriksson (Fjodor) was the bass player in the rebellious Swedish punk rock band Ebba Grön. ... Anders Sjöholm (born 1957), with the stage name Stry, is a Swedish musician from SkÃ¥ne. ... Gunnar (Gurra) Ljungstedt, (born 1952) was the drummer in the Swedish punk rock band Ebba Grön and later in Imperiet. ... Egbado tribe (or now Yewa, a sub-group of the larger Yoruba people), inhabit the eastern area of Ogun West Senatorial District, Ogun State, in south-west Nigeria, Africa. ... Eldkvarn, build in 1806, was the name of a grand flour mill in central Stockholm that burned in 1878. ... Entombed is a Swedish metal band which formed in 1987 (see 1987 in music) under the name of Nihilist. ... Eskobar is a Swedish indie/pop band founded in Stockholm 1996. ... Image File history File links Cover art for Europes album The Final Countdown, released in 1986. ... Image File history File links Cover art for Europes album The Final Countdown, released in 1986. ... Europe is a Swedish hard rock band originally assembled as a progressive rock group; they later added keyboards to their sound in order to soften it. ... Joey Tempest in 2004 Joey Tempest, born as Rolf Magnus Joakim Larsson on August 19th, 1963 in Upplands Väsby, Sweden. ... John Norum in 2004 John Norum, born as John Terry Norum on February 23rd, 1964 in Vardø, Norway. ... John Levén in 2004 John Levén, born as John Gunnar Levén on October 25th, 1963 in Stockholm, Sweden. ... Mic Michaeli in 2004 Mic Michaeli, born as Gunnar Mathias Michaeli on November 11th, 1962 in Stockholm, Sweden. ... Ian Haugland in 2004 Ian Haugland, born as Jan HÃ¥kan Haugland on August 13, 1964 in Nordreisa, Norway. ... Kee Marcello (born Kjell Hilding Lövbom on February 20, 1960 in Ludvika, Sweden) is the former guitarist in the Swedish hard rock band Europe. ... Tony Reno in 1983 Tony Reno, born as Tony Niemistö on February 10th, 1963 in Danderyd, Sweden. ... Marcel Jacob Marcel Jacob, born in January 1964 in Stockholm, Sweden. ... Peter Olsson was the original bassist in the Swedish hard rock band Force, which later would change their name to Europe. ... Evergrey is a Progressive Metal/Power Metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden. ... // Backround Tom S. Englund of Sweden currently plays guitar and sings lead vocals for the band Evergrey. ... Garmarna in 2002. ... Emma Härdelin (born September 26, 1975) is a Swedish musician. ... Gemini are a Swedish brother and sister duo, consisting of Karin Glenmark and Anders Glenmark. ... Gemini are a Swedish brother and sister duo, consisting of Karin Glenmark and Anders Glenmark. ... Gemini are a Swedish brother and sister duo, consisting of Karin Glenmark and Anders Glenmark. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Mats Söderlund. ... Gunther performing at the University of California, Santa Barbara Mats Söderlund (born 1969) is a Swedish musician, club owner, and former model, best known under his stage name Günther. ... Good Clean Fun is a positive hardcore band from Washington DC. According to their homepage, the band was formed by four Vegan Straightedge dudes in 1997 because the hardcore scene was in dire need of a sense of humor. In other words, it may seem hard to tell whether their... Gyllene Tider in 2004 Gyllene Tider is a Swedish pop group. ... Per HÃ¥kan Gessle [IPA: pæːr gÉ›slÉ›] (born January 12, 1959, in Halmstad, Sweden) is the songwriter and male lead singer of the Swedish bands Gyllene Tider and Roxette. ... Joacim Cans HammerFall is a Swedish power metal band assembled in 1993. ... Joacim Cans is the lead singer of HammerFall, a Swedish power metal band. ... Oscar Dronjak (born January 20, 1972) is the current lead guitarist of the Heavy Metal band Hammerfall. ... Stefan Elmgren (born 1975) has been the guitarist in the Swedish power metal band HammerFall since 1997. ... Klas Magnus Rosén is a Swedish musician, born 1963 in Gothenburg, and was the bassist of Swedish band Hammerfall. ... Anders Johansson (born May 25, 1962 in Gothenburg) is a Swedish musician. ... Mikael Stanne is the vocalist for the Swedish, melodic death metal band, Dark Tranquillity. ... The original guitarist of In Flames along with the bands orignator, Jesper Strömblad. ... Niklas Sundin, born August 13, 1974 in Sweden, is the guitarist of Dark Tranquillity and Laethora. ... Jesper Strömblad (born on November 28, 1972) is best known as the lead guitarist of the Swedish band In Flames. ... Hedningarna Hedningarna are a Swedish and, for some years partly Finnish neo-folk music band that mixes electronics and rock with elements from old Scandinavian folk music. ... HÃ¥llbus Totte Mattson (usually known simply as Totte Mattson) is a multi-instrumentalist folk musician from Dalarna, Sweden. ... Anders Norudde is a Swedish musician Fascinated by old instruments Anders has dedicated an important amount of his creativity to explore the possibilities offered by instruments such as Swedish bagpipe, the moraharpa and the nyckelharpa. ... Magnus Stinnerbom is a fiddler from Värmland, Sweden. ... The Hep Stars were among the most successful of 1960s Swedish rock groups. ... Image:Benny Andersson. ... This article is about the Swedish band. ... Almqvist live at the Southside Festival 2004 Howlin Pelle Almqvist is the lead singer for Swedish garage rock band The Hives. ... Nicholaus Arson (born 26 January 1978) is a guitarist and backup vocalist of the Swedish Garage Rock band The Hives. ... Hoola Bandoola Band. ... The Hootenanny Singers (originally called the Westbay Singers) were a popular skiffle group from Sweden, playing in the late 1950s and early 1960s. ... Hoven Droven is a Swedish folk rock band founded in 1989. ... Im From Barcelona is an indie-pop act from Jönköping, Sweden, best known for its 29 band members and eclectic mix of instruments such as clarinets, saxophones, flutes, trumpets, banjos, accordions, kazoos, guitars, drums, and keyboards among others. ... Im from Barcelona is a pop act from Jönköping, Sweden, best known for its 29 band members and eclectic mix of instruments such as clarinets, saxophones, flutes, trumpets, banjos, accordions, kazoos, guitars, drums, and keyboards among others. ... Imperiet. ... Joakim ThÃ¥ström. ... First off, If you listen to In Flames you kick ass In Flames is a melodic death metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden founded in 1990. ... Just D pronounced Just Det in Swedish or Yussed Day in English is a defunct Swedish hip hop trio that consisted of three members Gurra G (Gustave Lund), Wille Crafoord and Pedda P (Peder Ernerot ). Their contribution to the Swedish hip hop scene is significant because they were the first... Kaipa is a Swedish progressive rock band lead by Hans Lundin. ... For the Welsh indie-rock band, see Catatonia (band). ... Kent is a Swedish rock band founded in Eskilstuna/Torshälla in 1990, with the name Coca-Cola Kids, later Jones & Giftet (Jones & the Poison), and Havsänglar (Angel sharks, literally Sea angels). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Kill Squad vs. ... The Leather Nun are Swedens dark answer to ABBA. Careening from garage rock to goth and industrial, Leather Nun became cult heroes in their native land. ... Freddie Wadling (born August 2, 1951 in Gothenburg, Sweden) is a Swedish singer, actor and opera writer, whose over 30-year musical career spans from punk to classical ballads. ... LeGrand is a Swedish band from Malmö. The band was formed in Lund 1999 under the name Hype by the members Anders Tillaeus, Sinisa Krnjaic, Martin Lundgren and Mats Wallander. ... Lili & Susie, (initially Lili & Sussie) was Swedish singing duo composed of the sisters Lili and Susie Päivärinta. ... Lili Päivärinta is a Swedish singer and artist of Finnish ancestry. ... Susie Päivärinta, (also Sussie) is a Swedish singer and artist of Finnish ancestry. ... LOK (although not the abbreviation, the name is written with capitals, and not Lok or L.O.K.) was a Swedish hardcore band formed in 1995 and disbanded in 2002. ... Machinae Supremacy (pronounced muh-sheen suh-prem-uh-see, IPA: [1]) is a band from LuleÃ¥, Sweden that combines modern heavy metal and alternative rock with chiptunes. ... Mando Diao is a garage rock band from Borlänge, Sweden. ... Marduk is a Swedish black metal band, who are based in Norrköping. ... Millencolin is originally a skate punk band that was formed in October of 1992 by Erik Ohlsson, Mathias Färm and Nikola Sarcevic in Örebro, Sweden. ... Meshuggah is a Swedish five-piece experimental metal band, known for their use of extended polymetric passages, complex drum patterns, odd time signatures, angular, dissonant guitar riffs, and harsh, monotonal vocals. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Torsten “Totta” Erik Näslund ( April 1, 1945 – June 19, 2005) was a great Swedish rock and blues musician, with leftist political views. ... Ulf Dageby (born May 10, 1944) is a Swedish rock star, singer, songwriter and artist. ... Nightrage is a Greek/Swedish melodic death metal band formed by guitarist Marios Iliopoulos (ex-Exhumation) and his close friend Gus G. They have since re-located to Sweden. ... Nocturnal Rites is a Swedish power metal band formed in 1990. ... The Nomads were a Swedish garage rock revival band in the 1980s and 1990s. ... Oh Laura, formerly known as Laura, is a Swedish band from Stockholm consisting of Frida Öhrn on vocals, Jocke Olovsson and Jörgen Kjellgren on guitars, Rikard Lidhamn on bass and Magnus Olsson on drums. ... Opeth is a Progressive death metal band from Sweden. ... Martin Axenrot (born 1979 in Linköping, Sweden) is a death metal drummer of Satantic Slaughter, Witchery, and most recently, Swedish supergroup Bloodbath. ... Peter Lindgren In Concert With Opeth Peter Lindgren (March 6, 1973) is a guitarist for the Swedish progressive death metal band Opeth. ... Martin Mendez Martin Mendez (born April 6, 1978 in Uruguay), is the bass guitar player for the progressive death metal band Opeth. ... Mikael Ã…kerfeldt (IPA: ) (born April 17, 1974, in Stockholm, Sweden) is a highly influential Swedish musician, best known as the current lead vocalist of progressive metal band Opeth, and former lead singer of death metal band Bloodbath. ... Per Wiberg Per Wiberg is the keyboard player for the progressive metal band Opeth. ... Orsa Spelmän is a folk music quintet from Orsa in Sweden. ... Pain of Salvation is a Swedish progressive metal band featuring Daniel Gildenlöw, who is the lyricist, chief composer, guitarist, and lead vocalist. ... Peter Bjorn and John are a Swedish indie rock band, formed in Stockholm in 1999. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Anaïs Lameche of Play Anaïs Helena Lameche (born August 19, 1987 in Stockholm, Sweden) was an original member of the Swedish pop group Play from the bands formation in 2001 to its disbanding in late 2004. ... Anna Maria Carolina Sundstrand (born February 22, 1989) is an original member of the Swedish pop group Play. ... Faye Matilda Dagmar Hamlin (born October 23, 1987) was one of the original members of the Swedish pop group Play, but left in late 2003 to continue her schooling. ... Janet Ava Leon (born October 19, 1990) hails from Gothenburg, Sweden, though her parents are from Iran, and joined the pop group Play in late 2003. ... Rosanna Rosie Munter of Play Rosanna Bella Victoria Eriksdotter Rosie Munter (born September 26, 1987) was an original member of the Swedish pop group Play from their formation in 2001 to their disbanding in late 2004. ... Razorlight is an Anglo-Swedish band formed in 2002 by singer-songwriter Johnny Borrell. ... Refused was a hardcore punk band originating from UmeÃ¥, Sweden. ... Image File history File links cover of Roxettes 1991 release Joyride This image is of a music album or single cover, and the copyright for it is most likely owned by either the publisher of the album or the artist(s) which produced the music in question. ... Image File history File links cover of Roxettes 1991 release Joyride This image is of a music album or single cover, and the copyright for it is most likely owned by either the publisher of the album or the artist(s) which produced the music in question. ... Joyride is Roxettes third album, released in 1991. ... The Billboard 200 is a ranking of the 200 highest-selling music albums and EPs in the United States, published weekly by Billboard magazine. ... Roxette is a Swedish pop-music double act, sometimes rock-influenced, whose members are Marie Fredriksson and Per Gessle. ... Per HÃ¥kan Gessle [IPA: pæːr gÉ›slÉ›] (born January 12, 1959, in Halmstad, Sweden) is the songwriter and male lead singer of the Swedish bands Gyllene Tider and Roxette. ... Marie Fredriksson 2006   is best known as the lead singer of the Swedish pop duo Roxette. ... Sahara Hotnights are an all-female rock band from Robertsfors, Sweden. ... Scar Symmetry is a melodic death metal quintet from Sweden that started in April 2004. ... Shout Out Louds are an indie pop/rock band from Stockholm, Sweden. ... SlagsmÃ¥lsklubben is a synthpop group from Norrköping, Sweden. ... Soilwork are a Swedish melodic death metal band from Helsingborg. ... Suburban Kids With Biblical Names Suburban Kids with Biblical Names are a Swedish band made of only two members. ... Sugarplum Fairy are a rock band from Borlänge, Sweden. ... The Sounds are an upbeat New Wave band from Helsingborg, Sweden founded in 1999. ... The neutrality of this article is disputed. ... Tad Morose is a Swedish heavy metal / power metal band formed in 1991 and led by guitarist Christer Krunt Andersson. ... Teddybears STHLM Teddybears STHLM (Teddybears Stockholm) is a Swedish rock band that formed in 1991. ... Klas Ã…hlund (b. ... Therion is a Swedish symphonic metal band founded by Christofer Johnsson in 1987. ... The Tages were a Swedish rock and roll band formed in the early sixties near Gothenburg. ... Unleashed is a death metal band. ... Vacuum is a Swedish synth pop musical group formed in 1996 by Alexander Bard and Anders Wollbeck. ... Alexander Bard (born March 17, 1961 in Motala) is a Swedish author, songwriter, producer, singer and actor. ... Anders Wollbeck, Swedish songwriter and producer also known under the alias Nuzak. ... Mattias Lindblom, born 1972, Swedish singer, songwriter and music producer. ... Violent Silence is a Swedish progressive rock band. ...

Singers

Opera singers

Lovisa Sofia Augusti, born as Ester Salomon (or Salmoni), (1756-1790), was a Swedish singer. ... Johan Jonatan   (5 February 1911 – 9 September 1960) was a Swedish tenor and one of the most highly regarded opera singers of the 20th century. ... The Swedish tenor Nicolai Gedda (born July 11, 1925) is a famous opera singer and recitalist. ... Opera singer HÃ¥kan HagegÃ¥rd (born November 25, 1945) is a Swedish baritone. ... First U.S.Daguerrotype of Jenny Lind in New York, September 14, 1850 taken by her Swedish classmate, Poly Von Schneidau from Chicago, at the Mathew Brady Studio in New York City. ... Birgit Nilsson Birgit Nilsson (May 17, 1918 – December 25, 2005) was a great Swedish soprano who specialized in operatic and symphonic works. ... Christina Nilsson, circa 1874 Nilsson as Ophelia, caricatured by André Gill, 1868 Christina Nilsson, Countess de Casa Miranda, (August 20, 1843 – November 20, 1921) was a Swedish operatic soprano. ... Portrait of Elisabeth Olin Elisabeth Olin, née Lillström, (1740-1828) was one of the first professional female singers in Sweden, the first Swedish Opera- prima donna, a court-singer, an actress, and composer. ... The Swedish mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter (born 9 May 1955) is a well-known opera singer and concert recitalist. ... Henriette Sophie Widerberg (born 3 September 1796 in Stockholm, dead 3 April 1872, Stockholm, was a Swedish Opera singer, (soprano), and actor, the most famed singer on the Swedish stage of her time, counted as the most popular singer in Sweden the 1810s and 1830s, and also one of the...

Popular music singers

Nanne Grönvall (born Marianne Elisabeth Nordqvist on May 18, 1962 in Stockholm) is a Swedish singer-songwriter. ... Carola Maria Häggkvist (born in Hägersten, Stockholm on September 8, 1966), better known as simply Carola, is a popular Swedish singer, entertainer and occasional songwriter. ... Dr. Alban (born August 26, 1957 as Alban Nwapa in Enugu, Nigeria) is a Stockholm, Sweden-based musician and producer with his own record label dr-records. ... Alice Babs (born Hildur Alice Nilsson in January 26, 1924) is a singer and actor from Kalmar in Sweden. ... Lars Nils Berghagen (born May 15, 1945 in Enskede, Sweden) is a Swedish singer, songwriter, composer and actor. ... Liv-Marit Bergman (born May 21, 1975) is a Swedish pop musician. ... Staffan Bosson Olsson is a Swedish singer. ... Joacim Cans is the lead singer of HammerFall, a Swedish power metal band. ... Eagle-Eye Lanoo Cherry (born 7 May 1971, in Stockholm, Sweden) is an American-Swedish musician. ... Neneh Cherry performing live in Vienna (ca. ... Shirley Natasja Clamp, (born February 17, 1973 in BorÃ¥s, Sweden) is a Swedish pop singer. ... Ann-Kristin (Kikki) Danielsson (born 10 May 1952 in Osby, Sweden) is a Swedish pop, dansband and country singer. ... The greatest name in the history of the world As a given name: Darin Zanyar, Swedish popstar. ... Lotta Engberg, born Anna Charlotte Pedersen on March 5, 1963 in Överkalix, Sweden, Swedish singer. ... Per HÃ¥kan Gessle [IPA: pæːr gÉ›slÉ›] (born January 12, 1959, in Halmstad, Sweden) is the songwriter and male lead singer of the Swedish bands Gyllene Tider and Roxette. ... Marie Fredriksson 2006   is best known as the lead singer of the Swedish pop duo Roxette. ... For other uses, see José González (disambiguation). ... Ted Gärdestad (February 18, 1956 - June 22, 1997 in Sollentuna, Sweden) was a Swedish singer and musician. ... Kjell Höglund (born December 8, 1945 in Östersund, Sweden) is a Swedish musician who sings and writes his own songs. ... Patrik Isaksson (born August 3, 1972 in Husby) is a Swedish singer and songwriter. ... Leila K (born September 6, 1971 as Leila El Khalifi) is a Swedish eurodance singer with a Moroccoan descent. ... ... Tommy Körberg (b. ... Tomas Ledin (born February 25, 1952 in Rätan, Sweden) is a Swedish singer, songwriter, guitarist and producer. ... Jens Martin Lekman (born February 6, 1981 in Angered, Sweden) is a Swedish pop musician. ... This article or section needs to be wikified. ... Ulf Lundell (born November 20, 1949 in Södermalm, Stockholm, Sweden, full name Gerhard Ulf Lundell ) is a Swedish writer, poet, songwriter, composer, musician and artist. ... Lars Lasse Lönndahl born August 19, 1928 Swedish singer, born in Stockholm. ... Album cover for Seven Sisters Anna Pernilla Bäckman (born Nynäshamn, Stockholms län, 12 February 1969), commonly known as Meja, is a Swedish composer and singer. ... Stina Nordenstam born Kristina Marianne Nordenstam March 4, 1969, Stockholm, Sweden is a Swedish singer, songwriter and musician. ... Tone Norum, born on September 18, 1965 in Sweden. ... Lena Philipsson, also known as Lena Ph, (born on January 19, 1966 in Vetlanda, Jönköpings län), is a Swedish singer and media personality. ... Baron   (born 1 June 1922, in Östermalm, Stockholm) is a Swedish entertainer. ... Robyn on stage, August 2005 Robin Miriam Carlsson aka Robyn (born June 12, 1979) is a Swedish singer and songwriter, living in Stockholm. ... Barbro Svensson, Barbro Margareta Svensson, Barbro Lill-Babs Svensson was born 9 March 1938 in Järvsö, Sweden. ... Titiyo (born July 23, 1967) is a Swedish singer. ... Viktoria Tolstoy, neé Kjellberg, (born 1974), Swedish jazzsinger. ... Magnus Uggla (full name: Per Allan Magnus Claesson Uggla) is a Swedish artist and composer known for his satirical lyrics. ... Pernilla Wahlgren (born 24 December 1967) is a Swedish singer and musical artist. ... Lars Winnerbäck, Lars Mattias Winnerbäck (born Nilsson), (born October 19, 1975), often called Lasse, is a Swedish singer and songwriter. ... Cornelis Vreeswijk early in his career, promotional photo from Metronome Records Cornelis Vreeswijk , (August 8, 1937 – November 12, 1987) was a singer-songwriter, poet and actor who was born in IJmuiden in the Netherlands but moved to Sweden with his parents in 1949, at the age of twelve. ...

Other

Björn Afzelius (January 27, 1947—February 16, 1999) was a Swedish singer, song writer and guitar player. ... Arne Domnérus (born Sven Arne Domnérus on December 20, 1924 in Solna Municipality, Stockholm County) is a Swedish jazz alto saxophonist who also played clarinet. ... Lisa Ekdahl (born July 29, 1971) is a Swedish singer and song writer in popular music. ... Bo Hansson was born on 10th April 1943 in Gothenberg, Sweden, and is a musician. ... Jakob Hellman, born October 20, 1965 in Vuollerim, Norrbotten, is a Swedish pop singer. ... Jonny Jakobsen (born 17 November 1963, Malmö, Sweden) is a Swedish eurodance artist better known under his fictitious identity as Indian taxi driver Dr. Bombay. ... Jens Johansson (born November 2, 1963 in Stockholm) is a world-renowned Swedish keyboardist and pianist in the power metal-genre. ... Peter Jöback (born June 4, 1971 in Stockholm, Sweden) is a Swedish singer and musical artist. ... Nils Landgren is a well known Swedish funk and jazz trombone player. ... Christian Lindberg Christian Lindberg (born 1958) is a Swedish trombone virtuoso. ... Lars Lasse Lönndahl born August 19, 1928 Swedish singer, born in Stockholm. ... Yngwie Johann Malmsteen (IPA pronunciation: //) (born Lars Johann Yngve Lannerbäck, June 30, 1963) is a Swedish guitarist, composer and bandleader. ... Martin Karl Max Martin Sandberg (born February 26, 1971) is a Grammy-nominated,[1] Swedish pop-dance music producer and songwriter. ... Lisa Nilsson (born August 13, 1970, in Tyresö) is a Swedish singer. ... Torsten “Totta” Erik Näslund ( April 1, 1945 – June 19, 2005) was a great Swedish rock and blues musician, with leftist political views. ... Michael Delaouglou, better known as Mikkey Dee (born October 31, 1963) is a half-Greek half-Swedish drummer/songwriter in the heavy metal band, Motörhead. ... This article is about the band. ... Roland Peter Pöntinen (born 4th May 1963, Stockholm, Sweden) is a Swedish pianist. ... Dag Krister Volle (April 26, 1963–August 30, 1998), better known under the artistic name Denniz Pop (or Denniz PoP), was a Swedish DJ, music producer and songwriter. ... Eric Prydz (born 19 July 1976 ) in Täby, Stockholm, Sweden) is a Swedish DJ and producer best known for his 2004 hit single Call on Me, a remake of Steve Winwoods hit Valerie, which topped the UK singles charts for five weeks. ... Baron   (born 1 June 1922, in Östermalm, Stockholm) is a Swedish entertainer. ... Robyn on stage, August 2005 Robin Miriam Carlsson aka Robyn (born June 12, 1979) is a Swedish singer and songwriter, living in Stockholm. ... Björn Skifs (born April 20, 1947) is a swedish actor, screenwriter, singer and songwriter. ... (help· info) (March 12, 1890-January 31, 1976) was a Swedish author, artist, composer and singer. ... Joakim ThÃ¥ström. ... Rebecka Törnqvist (born 26 April 1964 in Uppsala, Sweden) is a Swedish jazz and pop vocalist. ... Magnus Uggla (full name: Per Allan Magnus Claesson Uggla) is a Swedish artist and composer known for his satirical lyrics. ... Cornelis Vreeswijk early in his career, promotional photo from Metronome Records Cornelis Vreeswijk , (August 8, 1937 – November 12, 1987) was a singer-songwriter, poet and actor who was born in IJmuiden in the Netherlands but moved to Sweden with his parents in 1949, at the age of twelve. ... Monica Zetterlund (born Monica Nilsson on September 20, 1937 in Hagfors, Värmlands län, Sweden, died May 12, 2005 in Stockholm, Sweden) was a Swedish singer and actress. ... Lars E. O. Svensson is an economist on the faculty of Princeton University. ... -1...

See also

Back to Composer article. ... Emerging in the first half of the 1980s, Swedish hip hop was first heard from the cities of Stockholm and Malmö. In the early days, most rappers in Sweden rapped in English. ... Sweden shares the tradition of Nordic folk dance music with its neighbouring countries, including polka, schottische, waltz, polska and mazurka. ... The Royal Swedish Academy of Music or , founded in 1771 by King Gustav III, is one of the Royal Academies in Sweden. ... Carola Maria Häggkvist (born in Hägersten, Stockholm on September 8, 1966), better known as simply Carola, is a popular Swedish singer, entertainer and occasional songwriter. ...

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