Who is Agnetha Fältskog? She is one of the most popular and recognized Swedish singers in history. Best known as a member of the legendary pop group ABBA, she has also had a successful solo career.
Born on April 5, 1950, in Jönköping, southern Sweden, her father was a department store manager and her mother was a housewife. Her father backed up her interest in theater and music and bought her a piano when she was only eighth. The young Fältskog learned performance arts and even started writing her songs on the piano.
She became a part of a musical group called “The Cambers” when she was only thirteen years By the time Agnetha Fältskog was eighteen, she already had gained countrywide acceptance and media prominence as her song “Jag var så kär” (English: “I Was So in Love”) made it to the top charts.
She formed ABBA with Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad in 1972, which later became one of the most commercially successful acts in musical history. The band has peddled more than 200 million albums nationwide.
Fältskog probably the youthful member of ABBA, but she sang lead on some of the band’s enormous hits. Following the breakup of ABBA in late 1982, she continued her career as a prolific solo artist.old. They played gigs at small venues and parties.
Agnetha Fältskog has achieved numerous awards and recognition in her career, including the Rockbjörnen music awards, the SKAP 2013 Kai Gullmar Memorial Award, among others. Agnetha Fältskog tied the knot with Björn Ulvaeus on 6th July 1971. Together they have two children.