Peter Hallström

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Peter Hallström
Peter Hallström 2011.jpg
Background information
Birth namePeter Berno Hallström
Born (1965-01-19) 19 January 1965 (age 54)
Sweden
Occupation(s)Songwriter, musician, record and sound producer
Associated actsPeter Lemarc, Sarah Dawn Finer, Björn Skifs, Lisa Nilsson, Peter Jöback, Carola, Mauro Scocco, Hanne Krogh (Norway) and many others.
Websitewww.peterhallstrom.se

Peter Hallström is a Swedish songwriter, musician and artist. His song Håll Mitt Hjärta (Hold my heart) is the number one favorite song at funerals all over Sweden according to Fonus.[1] The song is also performed at many weddings.

Kärleksvisan (For A Friend) is the second most appreciated love song according to listeners of one of the largest radio stations in Sweden Mix Megapol.[2] In 2017 the song was ranked top ten among the most played songs at weddings in Sweden according to the daily newspaper Metro.[3] The song was performed by Sarah Dawn Finer at the evening festivities at the Stockholm Concert hall as a gift from the Swedish parliament and the Swedish people the evening before the royal wedding between Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden in 2010.[4]

The song Viskar en bön is played a lot around Christmas time. Hallström also wrote the song I Remember Love, performed by Sarah Dawn Finer. It was placed 4th in the final of Melodifestivalen 2007.

As a background vocalist Peter has participated at ten Melodifestivalen TV-shows and three Eurovision Song Contests. As a background singer he also contributes to other recordings with various artists.

Discography[edit]

Hallström has released three records with Swedish lyrics.

Albums[edit]

All of the records can be found on Spotify.

Year Album
2012 Brev från en förlorad son
2013 Nåd
2016 Hoppet kvar

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sångerna vi vill ha – på vår egen begravning". www.dagen.se. 24 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Mix Megapol - Den perfekta mixen". RadioPlay.
  3. ^ Andersson, Aron (22 April 2017). "Här är bästa låtarna att spela på bröllopet". Metro.
  4. ^ bgmate (19 June 2010). "Sarah Dawn Finer Kärleksvisan (Live Konserthuset, Stockholm 2010)" – via YouTube.