Svante Thuresson

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Svante Thuresson
Svante Thuresson in June 2015.jpg
Thuresson in June 2015
Background information
Born(1937-02-07)7 February 1937
Stockholm, Sweden
Died10 May 2021(2021-05-10) (aged 84)
GenresJazz, Schlager, soul
Occupation(s)Singer
Years active1963–2021
LabelsMetronome

Svante Thuresson (7 February 1937 – 10 May 2021) was a Swedish jazz drummer and singer.[1] He started his career as a drummer before joining the band Gals and Pals in 1963. Svante represented Sweden in the 1966 Eurovision Song Contest with "Nygammal vals".[2] [3]

He died on 10 May 2021, at the age of 84.[4][5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Svante Thuresson is dead - turned 84 years old". 13 May 2021. Retrieved 13 May 2021.
  2. "Melodifestivalen". svt.se. Archived from the original on 27 December 2015. Retrieved 29 December 2015.
  3. "Eurovision 1966 Sweden: Lill Lindfors & Svante Thuresson - "Nygammal Vals"". Eurovisionworld. Retrieved 13 May 2021.
  4. Öman, Märet. "PORTRÄTT Jazzmusikern- och sångaren Svante Thuresson - Jazzradion". Sveriges Radio. Retrieved 13 May 2021.
  5. "Jazzmusikern Svante Thuresson är död". Svenska Dagbladet. 13 May 2021. Retrieved 13 May 2021.