Rutger Gunnarsson

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Rutger Gunnarsson
Born (1946-02-19)19 February 1946
Linköping, Sweden
Died 30 April 2015(2015-04-30) (aged 69)
Stockholm, Sweden
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Musician
  • producer
  • arranger
Instruments
  • Bass
  • guitar
Years active 1960s–2015
Labels
Associated acts ABBA

Rutger Gunnarsson (12 February 1946 – 30 April 2015)[1][2] was a Swedish musician, bass guitarist, guitarist, arranger and producer.

Gunnarsson grew up in Ledberg parish. His career began with Björn Ulvaeus in the Hootenanny Singers. He went on to work with ABBA, playing on all their albums and was on their tours. He later worked on several musicals and musical events, including: Chess, Les Misérables, Rhapsody In Rock, 007, Mamma Mia!, Bananas in Pajamas, and Diggiloo. Gunnarsson also arranged strings and played bass for others, including Celine Dion, Westlife, Elton John, Adam Ant, and Bobbysocks. He produced and arranged music for artists such as Gwen Stefani, Elin Lanto, Joyride, and Alla Pugacheva.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "THE ABBA SESSION BAND". tripod.com. 
  2. ^ Abba bassist Rutger Gunnarsson dies
  3. ^ "ABBAs basist Rutger Gunnarsson död - Nöjesbladet - Aftonbladet". Aftonbladet. 

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