Michael B. Tretow

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Michael B. Tretow
Birth nameBo Michael Tretow
Born (1944-08-20) 20 August 1944 (age 76)
Norrköping, Sweden
Years active1960s–2015
Associated actsABBA

Bo Michael Tretow (born 20 August 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][better source needed] 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)
  • Caramba (1981, with Ted Gärdestad)
  • Michael B. Tretow (1982)
  • Tomteland (1985)
  • Den makalösa manicken (1986, under the pseudonym Professorn)
  • Hystereo Hi-lites (1989)
  • Trafik-Trolle (early 1990s)
  • Greatest Hits (1999)

As producer[edit]

As engineer[edit]


  1. ^ Michael B. Tretow's biography Archived 2010-11-19 at the Wayback Machine, ABBA World, accessed 2010-05-12

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