Inger Berggren

Inger Berggren (23 February 1934 – 19 July 2019[1]) was a Swedish singer. Her biggest hits were "Sol och vår" and "Elisabeth serenad", both in 1962.

Inger Berggren
Inger Berggren at the Eurovision Song Contest 1962
Inger Berggren at the Eurovision Song Contest 1962
Background information
Born(1934-02-23)23 February 1934
Stockholm, Sweden
Died19 July 2019(2019-07-19) (aged 85)
Stockholm, Sweden
GenresSchlager
Occupation(s)Singer
Years active1952–?

Berggren was born in Stockholm. She began her vocal career with Thore Swanerud's orchestra, and later sang with Thore Ehrling, Simon Brehm, and Göte Wilhelmsson. Berggren represented Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 1962 in Luxembourg with the song "Sol och vår" which was placed seventh.[2] She was the mother of the actress Gunilla Röör.[3]

She died on 19 July 2019 at the age of 85.[3]

FilmographyEdit

  • 1973 – Anderssonskans Kalle i busform
  • 1984 – Sömnen

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sångerskan Inger Berggren är död". Expressen.
  2. ^ "Sol och vår – lyrics – Diggiloo Thrush". diggiloo.net.
  3. ^ a b "Sångerskan Inger Berggren är död". Dagens Nyheter (in Swedish). 29 July 2019. Retrieved 29 July 2019.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Lill-Babs
with "April, April"
Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest
1962
Succeeded by
Monica Zetterlund
with "En gång i Stockholm"