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 nameRobert Karl Oskar Broberg
Also known asRobban Broberg, Zero
Born(1940-07-02)2 July 1940
Solna, Sweden
Died21 July 2015(2015-07-21) (aged 75)
Stockholm, Sweden
GenresRock, pop
Occupation(s)Musician, singer, songwriter, artist
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, harmonica, piano, drums
Years active1960–2015
Websiterobertbroberg.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)

Filmography[edit]

  • 1965 – 4 x 4 - Frank Citter
  • 1968 – Längta efter kärlek - Bosse
  • 1981 – Kom igen nu'rå! - Pelle
  • 1982 – Kan tigrar få ägg? - Totte
  • 1987 – Ree Pete and the Windshieldwipers - Ree Pete
  • 1988 – Go'natt Herr Luffare - Pappa

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". Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. 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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