Michael B. Tretow

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Michael B. Tretow
Birth name Bo Michael Tretow
Born (1944-08-20) 20 August 1944 (age 72)
Norrköping, Sweden
Years active 1960s–2015
Associated acts ABBA

Bo Michael Tretow (born August 20, 1944 in Norrköping) is a Swedish record producer and audio engineer, musician and composer, best known for his work with the Swedish pop group ABBA (1970–1982), and with the musical Chess. Tretow experimented with different recording techniques, and played an essential part in creating the "ABBA sound".[1] He has also composed several themes and jingles for Swedish national radio and television.


As an artist[edit]

  • Mikael & Michael (1966, with Mikael Ramel)
  • Let's boogie (1976)
  • Trafik-Trolle (early 1980s)
  • Caramba (1981, with Ted Gärdestad)
  • Michael B. Tretow (1982)
  • Tomteland (1985)
  • Den makalösa manicken (1986, under the pseudonym Professorn)
  • Hystereo Hi-lites (1989)
  • Greatest Hits (1999)

As producer[edit]

As engineer[edit]


  1. ^ Michael B. Tretow's biography, ABBA World, accessed 2010-05-12

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