Robert Broberg

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Robert Broberg
Robban.jpg
On the cover of the LP 7 bitar Robban + 7 bitar Broberg (1967).
Background information
Birth name Robert Karl Oskar Broberg
Also known as Robban Broberg, Zero
Born (1940-07-02)2 July 1940
Solna, Sweden
Died 21 July 2015(2015-07-21) (aged 75)
Stockholm, Sweden
Genres Rock, pop
Occupation(s) Musician, singer, songwriter, artist
Instruments Vocals, guitar, harmonica, piano, drums
Years active 1960–2015
Website robertbroberg.se

Robert Zero Karl Oskar Broberg (2 July 1940 – 21 July 2015) was a Swedish singer, composer and artist.[1] As an artist, he used various names: Robban or Robban Broberg (1957–1968), Robert Karl-Oskar Broberg (1968–1974), Zero (1974–1982) and starting 1982 the present name Robert Broberg.

Career[edit]

When Broberg studied at Konstfack in 1957, he claimed that he had a skiffle group and later he was invited to play with his skiffle group at the dance restaurant Lorry in Sundbyberg.[2] Then he quickly collected friends and they started rehearsing. Later he started writing own songs.[2]

In 1989 he received "Karamelodiktstipendiet".[3] He died from Parkinson's disease on 21 July 2015 at the age of 75.[4]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 1967: 7 bitar Robban + 7 bitar Broberg
  • 2015: Text & Musik

Singles[edit]

Year A-Side B-Side Label Cat. No.
1970 Uppblåsbara Barbara Elisabeth Colombia 4E 006-34087 M
1971 Ingen Bh Under Blusen - Kom Å Lek Me' Mej! Verona EMI P5
1979 I Wanna Be A Machine I Love Things Spartan SPAR 1
1980 Tom Top 2942 Didn't I Tell You Silence ZING 111
1980 Nothing's Gonna Stop Me Now (I've Got A) Mistress Called Creativity Metronome J 27.195
1984 Beachparty Det Står Skrivet I Sanden H.K.F.T.A.T.K. KAOS 5
1987 Killa Mej PÅ Ryggen ! Spring Inte Så Fort Pappa ! H.K.F.T.A.T.K. KAOS 7
1990 Jag Tror På Kärleken Pling Plong Song EMI RBR 1
1992 Robert Brobergs Galleri Finns De´ Inga Galler I Robert Brobergs Galleri Finns De´ Inga Galler I Rob Art AB Rob Art Start

Songs written[edit]

(Selective)

  • Carola
  • Ingela
  • Uppblåsbara Barbara
  • Likbil
  • Båtlåt
  • Öken
  • Maria-Therese
  • 1983 års ängel
  • Lajla 1
  • Vatten
  • Alla springer omkring
  • Sitting Bull
  • Om kärleken var statsminister
  • Pappa se min hand
  • Vinna med min kvinna
  • Får jag doppa min mjukglass i din strössel

Bibliography[edit]

  • Dej ska vi lura... (1968)
  • Robert Brobergs galleri finns de' inga galler i (1992)
  • Gilla läget! (2003)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Robban Broberg är död". Aftonbladet. Retrieved 21 July 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Robban Broberg och Konstfack". Retrieved 21 July 2015. 
  3. ^ "Pygmé Musikförlag AB - Arkiv - Povel Ramel - Karamelodiktstipeniater". Retrieved 21 July 2015. 
  4. ^ Tomas Medin Westman / Omni. "Robert "Robban" Broberg är död – blev 75 år". SvD.se. Retrieved 21 July 2015. 

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