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Sighsten Herrgård

Fashion Designer, Trendsetter, Stylist, Producer. Educated at Beckmans Skola (fashion), and Tillskärarakademien in Stockholm and Copenhagen. His acclaimed career commenced when he won the distinguished Courtauld International Design Competition 1966. His name was then synonymous with the late 1960s Swedish 'pop-fashion'. He also was established in Paris as well as North America. He became involved with TV, radio, shows and events, and made his name as a producer and host. Two years prior to his death he went public that he had caught AIDS. He was one of the first to give AIDS a public face and contributed very much to the enlightening on the disease.

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  • Originally Created by: Peter Robsahm
  • Added: 26 May 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8829557
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sighsten Herrgård (8 Jan 1943–20 Nov 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8829557, citing Bromma kyrkogård, Stockholm, Stockholms kommun, Stockholms län, Sweden ; Maintained by Find A Grave .