Svante Thuresson

Svante Thuresson

Svante Thuresson
Background information
Born (1937-02-07) 7 February 1937
Stockholm,  Sweden
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 1963-

Svante Thuresson (born 7 February 1937 in Stockholm, Sweden) is a Swedish jazz music musician and singer. He started his career as a drummer, before joining the band Gals and Pals in 1963. Svante won the national selection and represented Sweden in the Eurovision song contest in 1966 with "Nygammal vals", and came in second place; he performed with Lill Lindfors.[1]

In 2002, he released Nya kickar, which rose the classic/jazz charts in Sweden. In 2007, Thuresson and Anne-Lie Rydé performed at Melodifestivalen 2007 as a duo for the opportunity to represent Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 in Helsinki, Finland.[2]


Singles and EP:s under the Metronome label (1966-73)

Films: a selection of them


  1. "Melodifestivalen". Retrieved 29 December 2015.
  2. "Allt om startfältet i Melodifestival 2007!". Retrieved 29 December 2015.
  3. "Mjukjazzen lever". Dagens Skiva. 2002-11-14. Retrieved 2010-01-25. - review of the record
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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Ingvar Wixell
with "Absent Friend"
Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest
(with Lill Lindfors)
Succeeded by
Östen Warnerbring
with "Som en dröm"
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