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List of notable or famous composers from Sweden, with bios and photos, including the top composers born in Sweden and even some popular composers who immigrated to Sweden. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Swedish composers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These composers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known composer from Sweden is included when available.

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This historic composers from Sweden list can help answer the questions "Who are some Swedish composers of note?" and "Who are the most famous composers from Sweden?" These prominent composers of Sweden may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Swedish composers.

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Agnetha Fältskog is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Composers from Sweden
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Agnetha Fältskog is a Swedish recording artist. She achieved success in Sweden after the release of her debut album Agnetha Fältskog in 1968, and reached international stardom as a member of the pop group ABBA, which has sold over 370 million albums and singles worldwide, making them one of the ...more

Age: 67

Birthplace: Jönköping, Sweden

Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Musician, Actor, Composer, + more

Credits: ABBA: The Winner Takes It All, ABBA: Dancing Queen: Interviews, Abba: The Visitors, Abba: The Golden Years

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Anders Bagge is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Composers from Sweden
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Sven Anders Bagge is a Swedish composer, lyricist, musician and record producer and partner with Peer Åström. The two songwriters / producers are known as Bagge & Peer. Bagge is also one of three jury members for Idol 2008, Idol 2009, Idol 2010, Idol 2011, Idol 2013 and judge in Made in ...more

Age: 47

Birthplace: Enskede-Årsta-Vantör, Sweden

Profession: Musician, Film Producer, Lyricist, Composer

Credits: Beck – Skarpt läge, Beck – Den japanska shungamålningen, Beck – Advokaten, Beck – Den svaga länken, Beck – Flickan i jordkällaren, + more

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Andreas Carlsson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Composers from Sweden
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Andreas Carlsson is a Swedish music producer, composer, and pop songwriter. ...more

Age: 42

Birthplace: Tingsryd, Sweden

Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Music Producer, Composer

Credits: Idol (Sweden)

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Armas Järnefelt is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Composers from Sweden
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Edvard Armas Järnefelt, was a Finnish composer and conductor. Armas Järnefelt was born in Vyborg, in the Grand Duchy of Finland, the son of general August Aleksander Järnefelt and Elisabeth Järnefelt. His siblings were Kasper, Arvid, Erik, Ellida, Ellen, Aino, Hilja and Sigrid. Armas Järnefelt was ...more

Age: Died at 89 (1869-1958)

Birthplace: Vyborg, Russia

Profession: Conductor, Composer

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