Nils Lindberg

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Birthday
11, 1933
Birthplace
Sweden
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
11, 1933 (age 86)
Birthplace
Sweden

About

Primarily known as a jazz artist, but also skilled at Swedish folk music and classical music.

Before Fame

He was a student at Stockholm's Royal College of Music, where he was taught classical composition by respected teachers Lars-Erik Larsson and Karl-Birger Blomdahl.

Trivia

He received the 1990 Jussi Björling scholarship and the 2006 Litteris et Artibus medal.

Family Life

He was born into a family of musicians residing in Gagnef, Dalecarlia. His uncle was Romantic composer Oskar Lindberg.

Associated With

He collaborated with Duke Ellington, but declined Ellington's offer to go on the road.