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Agnetha Fältskog

Swedish recording artist and entertainer

Agnetha Åse Fältskog (Swedish pronunciation: [aŋ²neːta ²fɛltskuːɡ], born 5 April 1950) is a Swedish musician, singer, songwriter, actress, and author. She became successful 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.[1]

Agnetha Fältskog
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Fältskog in 2013
Born
Åse Agneta Fältskog

(1950-04-05) 5 April 1950 (age 69)
ResidenceEkerö, Stockholm, Sweden
NationalitySwedish
Other namesAnna
Occupation
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • record producer
Years active1967–1988, 2004–present
Spouse(s)
Björn Ulvaeus
(m. 1971; div. 1980)

Tomas Sonnenfeld
(m. 1990; div. 1993)
Children(with Ulvaeus)
Parent(s)Ingvar Fältskog
Birgit Johansson
Musical career
Genres
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • organ
  • piano
Labels
Associated acts
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Websiteagnetha.com

After the break-up of ABBA, Fältskog found some success as a solo artist in the 1980s. Fältskog stopped recording music for almost 17 years until she released a new album in 2004.[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Publishing, Britannica Educational (2012-12-01). Disco, Punk, New Wave, Heavy Metal, and More: Music in the 1970s and 1980s. Britannica Educational Publishing. ISBN 9781615309122.
  2. Midgley, Dominic (Jun 13, 2016) Will reclusive Abba star Agnetha Faltskog agree to a £20m comeback? Express.co.uk. Retrieved in 20 December 2017.
  3. Abba's Agnetha Fältskog is causing a stir – with her first album in nine years Theguardian.com. Retrieved in 20 December 2017.