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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 best-selling music artists in history and the seventh best-selling band in history. Since the break-up of ABBA, Fältskog has continued to have success as a solo artist, albeit interspersed by periods of relative recording inactivity. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 68

Birthplace: Jönköping, Sweden

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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 Sweden. Anders Bagge, or Bag as he is widely known is co-founder and co-owner with partner Christian Wahlberg of the Stockholm-based Murlyn Music Group AB, the international music production company they established in 1998. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 50

Birthplace: Enskede-Årsta-Vantör, Sweden

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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 on Wikipedia

Age: 44

Birthplace: Tingsryd, 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 the first Finnish composer to conduct Richard Wagner's operas in Finland. He achieved some minor success with his orchestral works Berceuse and Praeludium. Järnefelt's music teacher in Helsinki was Ferruccio Busoni and in Paris, Jules Massenet. He enjoyed a close relationship with Jean Sibelius, who was married to Järnefelt's sister Aino. From 1905 Armas Järnefelt worked in Sweden. He became a ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 89 (1869-1958)

Birthplace: Vyborg, Russia

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