Björn Haugan

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Björn Haugan (September 5, 1942 - January 8, 2009) was a Swedish born, Norwegian operatic lyric tenor.[1]

Background[edit]

Björn Haugan was born in Söderhamn Municipality in the province of Hälsingland within Gävleborg County, Sweden. Haugan debuted with The Norwegian Opera and Ballet.[2]

Career[edit]

Haugan is perhaps most frequently associated with his performance in the 1983 Swedish film, Två killar och en tjej, which was directed by Lasse Hallström. Haugan was featured as a tenor in a number of operas which have been recorded with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Opera House.[3]

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