Ulf Peder Olrog

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Ulf Peder Olrog
Ulf Peder Olrog c.1950
Born(1919-02-27)27 February 1919
Stockholm, Sweden
Died13 February 1972(1972-02-13) (aged 52)
Occupationfolklorist, songwriter, composer and radio personality
RelativesGustaf Lewenhaupt (father-in-law)

Ulf Peder Olrog (27 February 1919 – 13 February 1972) was a Swedish folklorist, lecturer, composer, songwriter and radio personality.

He was born in Stockholm to Thorvald Olrog and Hervor Jeanna Amalia Andrén.

He studied at the University of Uppsala, and later (1952–1959) lectured in folkloristic at this university. He was assigned with Sveriges Radio from 1964, from 1971 as program director of the entertainment department.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Olrog, Ulf Peder T:son". Vem är det. Svensk biografisk handbok (in Swedish). 1969. Retrieved 22 August 2017.
  2. ^ Norlén, Håkan. "Ulf Peder T Olrog". Svenskt biografiskt lexikon (in Swedish). Retrieved 22 August 2017.