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|Birth name||Per Malte Lennart Jonsson|
10 August 1951 |
|Occupation(s)||Singer, songwriter, musician, author|
Per Malte Lennart "Plura" Jonsson, born on 10 August 1951 in Norrköping, Sweden is a Swedish singer, songwriter, guitar player and author. He has been a long-time member of the Swedish rock band Eldkvarn in addition to his solo materials. In 2014, he also released an album jointly with Mauro Scocco as Mauro & Plura. He is a flourishing author publishing a number of books.
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In 1996, he released his album Plura from which was taken his single "Sången jag sparade till dig".
Besides his solo work, since the 1970s, he is part of Eldkvarn, a Swedish rock band formed in Norrköping in 1971, consisting of Plura Jonsson, the main songwriter, singer and rhythm guitarist of the band, his brother Carl Jonsson, lead guitarist who also writes songs and is backing vocals and bass player Tony Thorén, who has produced a number of albums by Eldkvarn, as well as other artists. The band is very active and widely regarded as one of the best rock bands in Sweden, with a following in other Nordic countries as well.
Because of his popularity, he has taken part in a number of television productions, most notably the 2008 TV series Vem tror du att du är?. In 2010, he was in the first series of the Swedish TV series Så mycket bättre where a number of artists get together to cooperate and sing interpretations of each other's works.
In 2012, he married Maria Sjöstedt, his long-time partner.
- Resa genom ensamheten: svart blogg och det ljuva livet, 2008
- Texter & historier från den stora landsvägen, 2008, med bidrag av andra skribenter
- Pluras kokbok: Provence, Kungsholmen, Koster, 2009
- Pluras spanska kokbok: Mallorca, Barcelona, Estocolmo, 2011
- Joint album as Mauro & Plura
|2014||Mauro & Pluras Tågluff||8|
|1996||"Sången jag sparade till dig"||–||Plura|
|2008||"En runda i baren"
(Lasse Stefanz & Plura)
|"Sånger från ensamheten"||–|
|2010||"Det hon vill ha"||29|