Björn Skifs

Björn Skifs (born April 20, 1947 in Vansbro, the province of Dalarna, Sweden) is a Swedish singer, songwriter, actor and screenwriter.

Björn Skifs formed his first musical group, the Slam Creepers in 1963. Slam Creepers split in 1969, and Skifs went on to form a new band, Blåblus, in 1972. As Blue Swede the band had a No.1 hit on Billboard in 1974 with a cover on Hooked on a Feeling. Björn Skifs left the band in 1976 to pursue a solo career.

He did the role of The Arbiter on the original studio album for Chess.

Povel Ramel gave him his award Karamelodiktstipendiet in 1984.

Björn Skifs represented Sweden twice in the Eurovision Song Contest, in the 1978 contest and the 1981 contest. In 2000 he h...

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Tommy Körberg

Tommy Körberg (born July 4, 1948) is a Swedish singer and actor. English-speaking audiences know him best for his role in the Benny Andersson–Björn Ulvaeus–Tim Rice musical Chess. He was the first to play the role of "The Russian" on the 1984 concept album Chess, and performed the same role on stage in the 1986 world premiere production in London. In the 1990s and 2000s he took time off from other projects in order to recreate the role in subsequent productions of Chess, including the 1994 tenth anniversary concert and the 2002 Stockholm production. He has also appeared in the Swedish productions of other musicals, including The Sound of Music and Les Miserables.

Eurovision Song Contest 1969 - Madrid
Entry for Swede...

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