Lasse Holm

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Lasse Holm
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Background information
Born (1943-12-09) December 9, 1943 (age 72)
Stockholm,  Sweden
Genres Dansband music, Pop, Rock, Schlager
Occupation(s) Composer, Lyricist, Singer
Instruments Piano

Lars-Eric Gustav "Lasse" Holm, born 9 December 1943 in Stockholm, Sweden, is known as a composer, lyricist and singer.

Since childhood, he was interested in music and was a member of a lot of pop music and rock music groups in the 1960s: Doug and the Millsmen, The Spacemen and The Moonlighters. During the 1980s, he was a songwriter for Chips and country band Mats Rådberg & Rankarna.

Holm is mostly known as a schlager composer and he has, by himself or in collaboration with others, written five winning songs in the Swedish Melodifestivalen: "Dag efter dag" by (Chips, 1982), "Främling" (Carola Häggkvist, 1983), "Bra vibrationer" by (Kikki Danielsson, 1985), "E' de' det här du kallar kärlek" (a duet by Holm and Monica Törnell, 1986) and "Eloise" by (Arvingarna, 1993). Other hits written by Lasse Holm include "Canneloni Macaroni" (recorded by himself), "Växeln hallå" (recorded by Janne Lucas Persson), "Högt över havet", (recorded by Arja Saijonmaa), "Då lyser en sol" (recorded by Elisabeth Andreassen), and "Papaya Coconut" (recorded by Kikki Danielsson).

Holm and singer Monica Törnell represented Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 1986 with the song "E' de' det här du kallar kärlek".

Holm has hosted a number of Swedish TV shows such as Sikta mot stjärnorna, Pictionary and Diggiloo.


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