Jakob Hellman

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Birthday
20, 1965
Birthplace
Sweden
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
20, 1965 (age 53)
Birthplace
Sweden

About

Known for his 1989 breakout album Och Stora Havet, this Swedish-born pop vocalist recorded such popular songs as "Tag" and "Vara Vanner." He was the 1988 recipient of a Swedish Grammis Award.

Before Fame

Early in his musical career, he played with local Swedish bands called Ampere and Fortune.

Trivia

He recorded a track for a 1988 album dedicated to Dutch-born singer Cornelis Vreeswijk.

Family Life

He was born in rural Norrbotten County, Sweden, to schoolteacher parents.

Associated With

He was inspired and influenced by the work of English singer and songwriter Elvis Costello.

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