Berndt Egerbladh

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Berndt Egerbladh
Berndt Egerbladh 1993.jpg
Egerbladh in 1993
Background information
Birth nameBerndt Erik Egerbladh
Born(1932-05-01)May 1, 1932
Sweden
DiedMarch 2, 2004(2004-03-02) (aged 71)
GenresJazz, entertainment
InstrumentsPiano

Berndt Erik Egerbladh (May 1, 1932 – March 2, 2004) was a Swedish jazz pianist, composer and television personality.

Biography[edit]

Egerbladh was born in Transtrand. He grew up in Umeå and performed in local jazz and dance orchestras. He graduated as a teacher in 1954 and 1959, worked as such 1955–1967 and completed his education as a TV producer in 1969.

He was a producer at Swedish Radio's Channel 4 för Västerbotten 1967–1969, at Channel 2 television 1969–1985 and worked for SVT as a producer also hosting programs such as Två och en flygel (Two and a Grand Piano). He also published books, Remembering the 1940s and Remembering the 1950s, named for two TV series so titled along with one remembering the 1960s. He wrote the autobiographgical "... och så tog Berndt bladet från munnen" (... and Then Berndt Spoke Out).

From 1985 he ran his own record companies "Green Records" and "Berndt Egerbladh produktion AB". Egerbladh also wrote, arranged and performed on Doris Svensson's record Did You Give the World Some Love Today Baby in 1970.

Han was the son of Ossian Egerbladh and Amy Egerbladh née Johansson (1900–1964) and an uncle of Birgitta Egerbladh. Berndt Egerbladh married Gunn-Britt Gunnarsson in 1955 and had daughters Monica and Ewa.

He died in Sollentuna, Sweden.

Selected discography[edit]

  • Fanfar 1962
  • Schizo 1964
  • But When I Started to Play 1966
  • Plays the Organ with a Swing 1968
  • Snövit Och Dom Sju Dvärgarna - En popmusical 1973
  • Nybyggarland 1973
  • Kristallen den fina 1974
  • African Suite 1975
  • Var mig nära 1975
  • Ja visst gör det ont 1976
  • As time goes by 1984 with Palle Danielsson andh Johan Norberg
  • Live at Borgholm Strand 1985
  • A Boy Full of Thoughts 1989
  • Twosome 1992-1996
  • Night pieces 1992
  • Mousse au Chocolat 2001
  • Sweet & Lovely 2002

Selected movie scores[edit]

Selected television[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Egerbladh, Berndt (1991). Jag minns mitt 40-tal. Höganäs: Bra böcker.
  • Egerbladh, Berndt (1992). Jag minns mitt 50-tal. Höganäs: Bra böcker. ISBN 91-7133-108-5

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