Sven-Olof Walldoff

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Sven-Olof Walldoff
Born (1929-05-02)2 May 1929
Lerbäck, Sweden
Died 7 June 2011(2011-06-07) (aged 82)[1]
Masthugget, Sweden
Years active 1956–2011

Sven-Olof Walldoff (2 May 1929 – 7 June 2011) was a Swedish record producer, composer and orchestra conductor who is best known for conducting the orchestra for ABBA's song "Waterloo" for the Eurovision Song Contest 1974,[1] wearing a Napoleon costume.

Walldoff also collaborated on ABBA's first album Ring Ring.


  1. ^ a b Escudero, Victor M. "Sven-Olof Walldoff, ABBA conductor, passed away". European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 10 June 2011. 

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