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Benny Andersson is a Swedish vocalist, performer, writer, and maker. He is most popular as an individual from the melodic gathering ABBA and co-writer of the musicals Chess, Kristina från Duvemåla, and Mamma Mia! For the 2008 film rendition of Mamma Mia! furthermore, its 2018 spin-off, Mamma Mia! Same story, different day, he worked likewise as a leader maker. Beginning around 2001, he has been dynamic with his own band Benny Anderssons orkester.

Göran Bror Benny Andersson was born on December 16, 1946 (age 76 years) in the Vasastan area of Stockholm, Sweden. He is child of structural architect Gösta Andersson (1912-1973) and his significant other Laila (1920-1971). His sister Eva-Lis Andersson continued in 1948. Andersson’s melodic foundation comes from his dad and granddad (Efraim); the two of them appreciated playing the accordion, and at six, Benny got his own.

Andersson’s dad and granddad showed him Swedish society music, conventional music, and schlager. The main records Benny purchased were “Du Bist Musik” by Italian schlager vocalist Caterina Valente and Elvis Presley’s “Prison Rock”. Andersson was particularly dazzled by the other side, “Treat Me Pleasant”, as this highlighted a piano. This wide range of sorts of music impacted him as the years progressed. At ten, Andersson got his own piano and helped himself to play.

He left school at 15 and started to perform at youth clubs. This is the point at which he met his most memorable sweetheart Christina Grönvall, with whom he had two kids: Peter (born 1963) and Heléne (born 1965). In mid 1964, Benny and Christina joined “Elverkets Spelmanslag” (“The Power Board People Music Gathering”); the name was a punning reference to their electric instruments. Their collection comprised primarily of instrumentals, including “Child Elephant Walk”; he likewise composed his most memorable tunes.

Benny Andersson joined the Hep Stars in October 1964 as a keyboardist and they made a forward leap in Walk 1965 with their hit “Cadillac”, in the end turning into the most celebrated of the Swedish 1960s pop groups. Andersson got his place as the band’s keyboardist and melodic main thrust along with a youngster icon. The band performed for the most part fronts of global hits, yet Andersson before long began composing his own material and gave the band the exemplary hits “No Reaction”, “Radiant Young lady”, “Wedding”, “Relief”, “Being Back” and “She Will Cherish You,” among others is Great.”

Andersson met Björn Ulvaeus in June 1966, and the two men began composing melodies together, their first being “Isn’t It Simple To Say”, at last recorded by The Hep Stars. He likewise had a productive songwriting joint effort with Lasse Berghagen, with whom he composed a few tunes and submitted “Hej, Comedian” for the 1969 Melodifestivalen – the Swedish Eurovision Tune Celebration finals. The tune completed in runner up. During this challenge, he met performer Anni-Frid Lyngstad, and they before long turned into a couple. Around similar time, his songwriting buddy Ulvaeus met performer Agnetha Fältskog.

The individual connections and Benny Andersson and Ulvaeus’ songwriting joint effort drove normally to the exceptionally close collaboration that the four companions had during the next years. Benny and Björn scored their most memorable hits as musicians in the spring of 1969: “Ljuva sextital” (a hit with Brita Borg) and “Speleman” (a hit for the Hep Stars). As the two couples started supporting each other during recording meetings, the ladies’ voices persuaded the musicians to demonstrate their ‘bunch’ on different MOR acts like Blue Mink, Widely appealing and Sweet. In this way, ABBA became completely awake.

The gathering’s advancement accompanied winning the Eurovision Melody Challenge for Sweden with “Waterloo” on 6 April 1974. During the following eight years, Andersson (along with Ulvaeus) composed music for and delivered eight studio collections with ABBA. The gathering made extraordinary progress internationally and scored a chain of No. 1 hits. With ABBA, Benny sang lead vocal on only one tune – “Suzy-Stick around”, from the Waterloo collection.

Benny Andersson kept composing music with Ulvaeus after ABBA. Their most memorable undertaking was the stage melodic Chess, composed with Tim Rice. The Chess idea collection – with vocals by Elaine Paige, Barbara Dickson, Murray Head and Swedes Tommy Körberg and Björn Skifs – was delivered in October 1984, selling 2,000,000 duplicates around the world. The Paige/Dickson two part harmony “I Realize Him So Well” turned into a significant UK No. 1 hit, and Murray Head’s “One Night in Bangkok” gave Andersson/Ulvaeus a US No. 3 hit. Chess was arranged in London’s West End Sovereign Edward Theater in May 1986 and got blended to positive audits, running for around three years. A modified organizing on Broadway in April 1988 got unfortunate surveys, running for a considerable length of time.

In 1985, Benny Andersson delivered and delivered a collection with brother and sister Anders and Karin Glenmark, highlighting new melodies by Andersson/Ulvaeus. The pair named themselves Gemini, and a second collection with additional music by Björn and Benny was delivered in April 1987, containing the big hit “Mio My Mio”; likewise to be tracked down on the soundtrack to the film Mio in the Place that is known for Distant, for which Andersson co-created the music.

Benny Andersson delivered his most memorable independent collection Klinga Mina Klockor (“Toll, My Chimes”) in 1987. All the music was composed by and performed without anyone else on accordion, supported by the Orsa Spelmän (Orsa Society Artists) on fiddles. A second independent collection followed: November 1989. Andersson scored a Swedish No. 1 hit with “Lassie” in 1990, sung by female nightclub bunch Ainbusk, for whom he additionally composed the Svensktoppen hits “Älska Mig” and “Drömmarnas Golv”. He chose to create a collection with Josefin Nilsson from this group of four, bringing about the 1993 English-language collection Shapes, including ten new Andersson/Ulvaeus structures. In 1992, he composed the presentation song for the European football title, which was coordinated by Sweden that year.

From the last part of the 1980s, Benny Andersson had dealt with a thought for an awe-inspiring Swedish language melodic in light of his friendship for conventional people music, and in October 1995, Kristina från Duvemåla debuted in Sweden. The melodic depended on The Migrants books by Swedish author Vilhelm Moberg. The melodic ran effectively for right around five years, prior to shutting in June 1999. An English-language variant, basically named Kristina, was organized in show at Carnegie Lobby in New York City for two evenings in September 2009, yielding a live recording, and at the Imperial Albert Corridor for one night in April 2010.

Benny Andersson’s next project was Mamma Mia!, a melodic worked around 24 of ABBA’s tunes, which has turned into an overall film industry blockbuster, with variants in a few dialects being played in numerous nations, including the UK (West End debut in April 1999), Canada (Toronto debut in 2000), the USA (Broadway debut in 2001), and Sweden (Swedish language debut in 2005).

For the 2004 semi-last of the Eurovision Melody Challenge, organized in Istanbul thirty years after ABBA had won the challenge in Brighton, Benny showed up momentarily in an extraordinary parody video made for the stretch demonstration, named “Our Last Video”. Every one of the four individuals from the gathering showed up momentarily in appearance jobs, as did others like Cher and Rik Mayall. The video was excluded from the authority DVD arrival of the Eurovision Challenge however was given as a different DVD discharge. It was charged as whenever the four first had cooperated since the gathering parted; be that as it may, Frida’s appearance was recorded independently.

A film form of Mamma Mia! debuted on 18 July 2008. In April/May 2007, Andersson chipped away at the film soundtrack, re-recording the ABBA melodies with artists from the first ABBA recording meetings. Mamma Mia! The Film has turned into the best film melodic ever, and the biggest-selling DVD ever in the UK.

Benny Andersson presently performs with his own band of 16 artists, Benny Anderssons Orkester (“Benny Andersson’s symphony”, BAO), with individual Swedes Helen Sjöholm (of Kristina from Duvemåla) and Tommy Körberg (of Chess), with verses to new material once in a while composed by Björn Ulvaeus. BAO has delivered five collections to immense progress in Sweden, all containing hit singles. In 2009 BAO accomplished another record in Sweden on the Svensktoppen diagram by remaining there for a long time with the tune “Du är min man” (“You Are My Man”), sung by Sjöholm.

Andersson creates principally for his band BAO, with entertainers Sjöholm and Körberg, yet he keeps his more established material alive by returning to it, as in Mamma Mia! what’s more, the Swedish adaptation of Chess. For a gathering collection of the Glenmark couple Gemini, Andersson had Björn Ulvaeus compose new Swedish verses for the re-recording of two melodies from 1984 and 1987. Andersson and Ulvaeus have consistently been composing new material; most as of late the two composed seven melodies for Andersson’s BAO 2011 collection O klang och jubeltid, proceeded as expected by entertainers Sjöholm, Körberg and Kalle Moraeus.

In July 2009, BAO, presently named “The Benny Andersson Band”, delivered their most memorable worldwide record, the collection The Tale of a Heart. It was a gathering of 14 tracks from Andersson’s five Swedish-language discharges somewhere in the range of 1987 and 2007, including five melodies presently recorded with verses by Ulvaeus in English, and the new title tune debuted on BBC2’s Ken Bruce Show. A Swedish-language variant of the title track, “Sommaren Du Fick” (“The Late spring You Got”), was delivered as a solitary in Sweden preceding the English rendition, with vocals by Helen Sjöholm.

Name Benny Andersson
Net Worth $230 million
Occupation Singer, Composer, Producer
Age 76 years
Height 1.83m

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