Pekkanini

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Pekkanini (born Pekka Lunde, July 2, 1952 in Uppsala) is a Swedish composer/musician with theremin as his speciality.

He started in the 70s the rockgroup "Ensamma Hjärtan" (The Lonely Hearts) together with fellow musician Gunnar Danielsson. They later formed the duo Danielsson & Pekkanini and had some radiohits in the 80s. Pekkanini made his first solo albums -82 and -86, "Pekkanini" and "Spotlight". Since the early 80:s he has composed music for more than 100 Swedish theater plays all around the country. As a theremin player he has made 3 solo albums, Theremin Magic (2010), Theremins in the Jukebox (2011) and Theremin tunes played in odd bars (2013). He also produced an album with songs by Sardinian composer Enrico Pasini called Songs were he arranged and interpreted Pasini's music for theremin. In 2010 he won his category in the music contest The People's Music Awards.[1] Pekkanini is a member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.

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