Egon Kjerrman

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Ernst Egon Napoleon Kjerrman (September 25, 1920 – March 13, 2007) was a Swedish kapellmeister, actor and composer. He was famous for hosting Allsång på Skansen in 1956–66. He was pianist in Sveriges magasin and participated in many other radio- and TV-programs during the 1960s, 70s and 80s.


Born in Gothenburg, Kjerrman started his music career as conductor and répétiteur at Stora Teatern in Gothenburg. During the 1940s he moved to Chicago where he worked as a police officer and wrote music. In 1952 he moved back to Sweden to work as conductor at Sveriges Radio. He also worked as conductor at the Royal Swedish Academy of Music.