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Björn Ulvaeus

Swedish musician, songwriter; member of ABBA

Björn Kristian Ulvaeus (credited as Björn Ulvæus Swedish pronunciation: [bjœːɳ ɵlˈveːɵs]; born 25 April 1945)[1] is a Swedish songwriter, producer, a former member of the Swedish musical group ABBA (1972–1982), and co-composer of the musicals Chess, Kristina från Duvemåla, and Mamma Mia!. He co-produced the movie Mamma Mia! with fellow ABBA member and close friend Benny Andersson.

Björn Ulvaeus
Björn Ulvaeus in May 2013.jpg
Björn Ulvaeus in May 2013
Born
Björn Kristian Ulvaeus

(1945-04-25) 25 April 1945 (age 74)
NationalitySwedish
Alma materLund University
Occupation
  • Songwriter
  • composer
  • musician
  • singer
  • guitarist
  • producer
  • writer
  • musical director
Years active1963–present
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Spouse(s)
Agnetha Fältskog
(m. 1971; div. 1980)

Lena Källersjö
(m. 1981)
Children4, including Linda and Peter Christian Ulvaeus
Parent(s)Aina Ulvaeus
Erik Gunnar Ulvaeus
Musical career
Genres
Instruments
Labels
Associated acts

ReferencesEdit

  1. Come out and vote! at YouTube, Ulvaeus pronounces his name at 0:08, Retrieved 31 May 2017