Famous Swedish Musicians

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 1 Avicii

Avicii
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Famous As: Musician, DJ
Birthdate: September 8, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Swedish
Died: April 20, 2018

Avicii was a Swedish international DJ, remixer, musician and songwriter. He attained fame with his single, Levels, in 2011. His debut studio album, True, released in 2013 received positive reviews. His second studio album, Stories, was released in 2015. He suffered from mental health issues and died by suicide at age 28. His third album, Tim, was released posthumously in 2019.

 2 Björn Ulvaeus

Björn Ulvaeus
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Famous As: Swedish songwriter
Birthdate: April 25, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Swedish
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 3 Benny Andersson

Benny Andersson
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Nationality: Swedish

 4 Monica Zetterlund

Monica Zetterlund
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Famous As: Singer, Actor, Jazz musician
Birthdate: September 20, 1937
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Swedish
Died: May 12, 2005

 5 Maja Ivarsson

Maja Ivarsson
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Famous As: Singer, Guitarist, Karateka
Birthdate: October 2, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Swedish

 6 Signe Hasso

Signe Hasso
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 15, 1915
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Swedish
Died: June 7, 2002

 7 Esbjörn Svensson

Esbjörn Svensson
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: April 16, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Swedish
Died: June 14, 2008
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 8 Evert Taube

Evert Taube
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Famous As: Singer, Composer, Musician, Writer, Poet, Songwriter
Birthdate: March 12, 1890
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Swedish
Died: January 31, 1976

 9 Carl Michael Bellman

Carl Michael Bellman
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Famous As: Swedish songwriter
Birthdate: February 4, 1740
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Swedish
Died: February 11, 1795

 10 Niklas Almqvist

Niklas Almqvist
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Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: January 26, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Swedish

 11 Gunnar Seijbold

Gunnar Seijbold
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: January 25, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Swedish
Died: April 25, 2020

 12 Franz Berwald

Franz Berwald
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Famous As: Swedish composer
Birthdate: July 23, 1796
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Swedish
Died: April 3, 1868

 13 Olle Holmquist

Olle Holmquist
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Famous As: Trombonist
Birthdate: November 15, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Swedish
Died: March 26, 2020

 14 Allan Pettersson

Allan Pettersson
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: September 19, 1911
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Swedish
Died: June 20, 1980

 15 Peter Olsson

Peter Olsson
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Famous As: Bassist
Birthdate: October 21, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Swedish

 16 Faye

Faye
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 23, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Swedish

 17 Carl Jonas Love Almqvist

Carl Jonas Love Almqvist
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: November 28, 1793
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Swedish
Died: September 26, 1866

 18 Erik Gustaf Geijer

Erik Gustaf Geijer
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 12, 1783
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Swedish
Died: April 23, 1847

 19 Dan Andersson

Dan Andersson
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: April 6, 1888
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Swedish
Died: September 16, 1920

 20 Elisabeth Söderström

Elisabeth Söderström
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Famous As: Soprano
Birthdate: May 7, 1927
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Swedish
Died: November 20, 2009

 21 Sixten Ehrling

Sixten Ehrling
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Famous As: Conductor
Birthdate: April 3, 1918
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Swedish
Died: February 13, 2005

 22 Zara Larsson

Zara Larsson
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 16, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Swedish

Zara Larsson is a Swedish singer-songwriter who achieved national fame at the age of 10 when she won the 2008 season of the popular reality TV series, Talang. She then released her debut studio album and is currently one of the most decorated Swedish singer-songwriters of her generation.

 23 Max Martin

Max Martin
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Famous As: Record Producer
Birthdate: February 26, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Swedish

 24 Birger Sjöberg

Birger Sjöberg
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: December 6, 1885
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Swedish
Died: April 30, 1929

 25 Tove Lo

Tove Lo
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 29, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Swedish
Grammy-nominated Swedish singer Tove Lo is known for her autobiographical lyrics and her grunge-influenced pop tracks. She soared to fame with her Billboard-charting debut album, Queen of the Clouds. She has also released hits such as Glad He's Gone and co-written tracks such as Love Me like You Do

 26 Marie Fredriksson

Marie Fredriksson
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 30, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Swedish
Died: December 9, 2019

 27 Neneh Cherry

Neneh Cherry
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 10, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Swedish

 28 Robyn

Robyn
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: June 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Swedish

 29 Ludwig Göransson

Ludwig Göransson
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: September 1, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Swedish

 30 Yngwie Malmsteen

Yngwie Malmsteen
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Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: June 30, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Swedish

 31 Snoh Aalegra

Snoh Aalegra
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Swedish

 32 Yung Lean

Yung Lean
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Famous As: Rapper, Songwriter, Fashion designer, Record Producer
Birthdate: July 18, 1996
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Swedish
Swedish rapper Yung Lean is best known for his track Ginseng Strip 2002 and for albums such as Unknown Memory. His music is known as sad rap, emo rap, and soundcloud rap, and he also performs with the band Död Mark. He has struggled with bipolar disorder and drug issues.

 33 Lykke Li

Lykke Li
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: March 18, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Swedish

 34 Eric Prydz

Eric Prydz
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Famous As: Swedish DJ
Birthdate: July 19, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Swedish

 35 Mikkey Dee

Mikkey Dee
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: October 31, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Swedish

 36 Joey Tempest

Joey Tempest
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 19, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Swedish

 37 Annika Ljungberg

Annika Ljungberg
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 31, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Swedish

 38 Elliphant

Elliphant
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 8, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Swedish

 39 Jenny Berggren

Jenny Berggren
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Famous As: Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Poet
Birthdate: May 19, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Swedish

 40 Peter Tägtgren

Peter Tägtgren
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: June 3, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Swedish

 41 Ulla Jones

Ulla Jones
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Famous As: Former Model, Actress
Birthdate: June 18, 1946
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Swedish

Swedish model, makeup artist, and photographer Ulla Agneta Andersson, or Ulla Jones, is best known as the former wife of music legend Quincy Jones. She met Quincy at a party at age 19. Known for movies such as Luftburen, she has also written a memoir and released an album.

 42 Jonas Berggren

Jonas Berggren
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Famous As: Composer, Songwriter, Musician
Birthdate: March 21, 1967
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Swedish

 43 Eric Saade

Eric Saade
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 29, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Swedish

 44 Martin Mendez

Martin Mendez
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Famous As: Bassist
Birthdate: April 6, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Swedish, Uruguayan

 45 Jens Kidman

Jens Kidman
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Famous As: Singer, Musician
Birthdate: June 8, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Swedish