Bengt Hallberg

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Birthday
13, 1932
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
Jul 2, 2013 (80)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
13, 1932
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
Jul 2, 2013 (80)

About

Versatile jazz artist who became regarded as one of the most influential figures in the history of Swedish jazz.

Before Fame

He made his first record when he was 15, and he made his first trio recordings when he was 17.

Trivia

He also became a skilled accordion player.

Family Life

His family was supportive of his talents, and he began studying classical piano while he was still young. His first jazz arrangement was written when he was only 13.

Associated With

He collaborated with many American musicians during the 1950s, including tenor saxophonist Stan Getz.