Lars Diedricson

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Lars Diedricson
Also known as Dille
Born (1961-08-12)12 August 1961
Died 6 March 2017(2017-03-06) (aged 55)
Partille, Sweden
Genres dansband music, pop, rock, schlager
Occupation(s) musician, songwriter
Years active 1976 (1976)–2017 (2017)
Associated acts Snowstorm, Don Patrol

Lars "Dille" Diedricson (12 August 1961 – 6 March 2017) was a Swedish musician and songwriter[1] living in Skara.[2]

He was a member of the band Snowstorm when it was founded 1976 and in the 1990s Diedricson fronted the band Don Patrol who released two albums and opened for David Lee Roth in Europe in 1991. Don Patrol had reunited for releasing an album in 2015.[3]

He won the Eurovision Song Contest 1999 as the songwriter for Take Me to Your Heaven performed by Charlotte Nilsson for Sweden.[4]

Death[edit]

Diedricson died in Gothenburg on 6 March 2017 at the age of 55.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hung, Steffen. "hitparad.se - Lars Diedricson". Retrieved 6 March 2017. 
  2. ^ "Lars Diedricson är död". vt.se. 6 March 2017. Retrieved 6 March 2017. 
  3. ^ "Don Patrol släpper första plattan på 23 år - comebackspelning klar". 30 May 2014. Retrieved 6 March 2017. 
  4. ^ a b "Schlagerprofilen Lars "Dille" Diedricson död". Expressen. Retrieved 6 March 2017. 
Preceded by
Tzvika Pick
Eurovision Song Contest winning composers
1999
Succeeded by
Jørgen Olsen