Björn Afzelius

Björn Afzelius

Birth
Huskvarna, Jönköpings kommun, Jönköpings län, Sweden
Death 16 Feb 1999 (aged 52)
Göteborg, Göteborgs kommun, Västra Götalands län, Sweden
Burial Göteborg, Göteborgs kommun, Västra Götalands län, Sweden
Plot Field 14, plot 246
Memorial ID 7951494 · View Source
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Musician, Songwriter. He had a breakthrough during the Swedish "progressive rock" era in the 1970s when he joined the "Hoola Bandoola Band", the forerunners in Swedish progressive music. He took a clearly political stand against social injustices and problems of the Third World. When Hoola Bandoola Band split, he commenced a solo career and had success in Sweden and abroad. His songs have been recorded by various artists.

Bio by: Peter Robsahm


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Peter Robsahm
  • Added: 6 Oct 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7951494
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Björn Afzelius (27 Jan 1947–16 Feb 1999), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7951494, citing Västra Kyrkogården, Göteborg, Göteborgs kommun, Västra Götalands län, Sweden ; Maintained by Find A Grave .