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Thore Skogman and Anita Lindblom 1963.
|Born||9 March 1931|
|Died|| 9 December 2007 76) (aged|
|Occupation(s)||composer, songwriter, singer, entertainer|
Thore Skogman (9 March 1931 – 9 December 2007) was a popular Swedish singer, songwriter, actor and entertainer.
Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian Nordic country in Northern Europe. It borders Norway to the west and north and Finland to the east, and is connected to Denmark in the southwest by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund, a strait at the Swedish-Danish border. At 450,295 square kilometres (173,860 sq mi), Sweden is the largest country in Northern Europe, the third-largest country in the European Union and the fifth largest country in Europe by area. Sweden has a total population of 10.2 million of which 2.4 million has a foreign background. It has a low population density of 22 inhabitants per square kilometre (57/sq mi). The highest concentration is in the southern half of the country.
Skogman was born in Hallstahammar, Sweden. While working as an accountant and sales manager during the 1950s, he made his debut recording in 1955, devoted his full-time to singing by 1961, and came third in Sweden's national song contest Melodifestivalen in 1963. In the 1960s he wrote "Fröken Fräken" (literally: Miss Freckle) that became one of his most successful hits. Skogman also wrote songs for other Swedish and Scandinavian artists. Skogman was a familiar and popular fixture in Swedish movies, TV and radio shows, opera and stage performances from the 1960s through the 1980s.
Hallstahammar is a locality and the seat of Hallstahammar Municipality in Västmanland County, Sweden with 10,478 inhabitants in 2010.
Melodifestivalen is an annual song competition organised by Swedish public broadcasters Sveriges Television (SVT) and Sveriges Radio (SR). It determines the country's representative for the Eurovision Song Contest, and has been staged almost every year since 1958. Since 2000, the competition has been the most popular television programme in Sweden; it is also broadcast on radio and the Internet. In 2012, the semi-finals averaged 3.3 million viewers, and over an estimated four million people in Sweden watched the final, almost half of the Swedish population.
Skogman died at a hospital in Gävle in 2007.
Tiotusen röda rosor is a song written by Thore Skogman. Recorded by Jan Høiland, it was released as a 1967 single, and became a Svensktoppen hit charting for six weeks between 17 March-21 April 1968, which included the song topping the chart.
"Pop opp i topp" is a song written by Thore Skogman, and was originally recorded as a duet between Thore Skogman and Lill-Babs for the 1965 film Pang i bygget.
Fröken Fräken is a song written by Thore Skogman, and recorded by Sven-Ingvars, who released it as a single in 1964 Their version charted at Svensktoppen for six weeks between 21 November 1964-9 January 1965, peaking at first position.
The Hootenanny Singers were a popular folk group from Sweden, founded in 1961. The group included Björn Ulvaeus, who later was a member of ABBA. Other bandmembers were Johan Karlberg, Tony Rooth and Hansi Schwarz. The group was named "The Northern Lights" for an American-released LP in 1966.
Per-Axel Daniel Rank Arosenius was a Swedish film and television actor of mostly supporting parts. His most prominent film role was that of Soviet defector Boris Kusenov in the thriller film Topaz (1969), directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
Dalecarlian is a group of dialects or unofficial languages spoken in Dalarna County, Sweden. In the northernmost corner of the county, i.e. the originally Norwegian parishes of Särna and Idre, a characteristic dialect reminiscent of eastern Norwegian is spoken. Otherwise, the different Dalecarlians can be regarded as Swedes and join the Swedish dialect group. But they also show some similarities with the objectives of the other counties bordering Dalarna. One usually distinguishes between the Dalecarlian mountain dialects, which are spoken in south-eastern Dalarna, and Dalecarlian proper.
Sickan Anna-Greta Carlsson was a Swedish film and theatre actress and singer.
Magnus Schamyl Bauman was a Swedish film director.
I denna natt blir världen ny – Jul i Betlehem II is an album by the Swedish singer Carola Häggkvist. It was released in November 2007 in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. The album was recorded in Betlehem in mid-2007. The album includes both old Christmas carols and new-written melodies.
Harald Filip Börje Mellvig was a Swedish actor, screenwriter, director and lyricist. He is buried at Norra begravningsplatsen in Solna Municipality, Stockholm County. Börje Mellvig was older brother to the author Folke Mellvig.
Drifters are a Swedish dansband from Skövde that was formed in 1962 and has won many prizes. They are signed to the Lionheart International record label.
Emmy Karolina Fyhring-Ljungberg, known professionally as Emy Storm, was a Swedish actress best known for her role as Alma, the mother of Emil i Lönneberga. Storm was married to Göte Fyhring.
Grönwalls was a dansband from Hässleholm in Sweden. The band won the Swedish dansband championships in Sunne in August 1992. Famous hit songs include Du ringde från Flen from 1993 and Ett liv tillsammans, written by Calle Kindbom and Peo Pettersson, topping Svensktoppen in 1995, as well as Regn i mitt hjärta from 1996.
The World of Tosh is an animated TV series based on the Sune books by Anders Jacobsson and Sören Olsson, and produced by the animation studios Happy Life. together with German EM TV & Merchandising and Irish Magma Films, following Peter Gustafsson purchasing the rights for an animated version of Sune in 1995.
Olof Fritz Thunberg is a Swedish actor and director.
Guld & glöd is a Sven-Ingvars live album released on 14 August 2002, recorded at Tyrol in Stockholm on 12 April 2002.
Jul, jul, strålande jul is a 1964 Christmas album by Ingvar Wixell with Hans Wahlgren's band. It was rerelased in 1993.
Jul, jul, strålande jul is a Christmas album by Anna-Lena Löfgren & Artur Erikson, released in November 1969 to LP. It has also been released to cassette tape. It was rereleased to CD in 1990. Artur Erikson contributes, with rights from the Mission Covenant Church of Sweden's record label on the songs: Jul, jul strålande jul, O,sälla dag, Det är en ros utsprungen and Räck mej din hand.
Nu ska vi sjunga was published in 1943 by the Almqvist & Wiksell publishing company, and is a songbook for Swedish primary schools. Songs marked with * are meant to be sung in the third grade. The book was published on the iniatiative of Alice Tegnér.
Astrid Bodin was a Swedish actress who appeared in over 120 films. Born on 10 July 1903 in Österunda, Sweden, she began her film-acting career with a small role in 1933's Djurgårdsnätter, starring Erik Berglund and Anne-Marie Brunius. She appeared mostly in smaller roles, many times un-credited. Her final performance was as an unnamed woman in Börje Nyberg's Svenska Floyd (1961), which was released on her 58th birthday, 10 July 1961. She died on 20 October 1961 in the Kungsholms area of Stockholm, Sweden, at the age of 58.
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