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Lasse Dahlquist

Lars Erik ("Lasse") Dahlquist (14 September 1910 in Örgryte (grew also up in Lidingö) – died 14 October 1979 on Brännö, Gothenburg archipelago due to laryngeal cancer) was a Swedish composer, singer and actor. Many of his songs are among the most popular sing-along songs in Sweden, such as Oh boy oh boy oh boy and Gå upp och pröva dina vingar.

He was married to Inez Margareta Dahlquist, née Lindquist (1911–2004) from 1936 and they had a son; the saxophonist Robert "Bob" Dahlquist (2 September 1938 – 6 September 2005). On Saltholmen, at the terminal of the boats of Styrsjöbolaget, there is a place called Lasse Dahlquists Plats.

When he was a child, during the summers he was at his grandfather's farm Langegården on Brännö where he built his own home.

He worked at Sven-Olof Sandberg's music publishment Svenska Noter and 1931 he began recording gramophone records.

In 1977 he received the Evert Taube award.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 14th, 1910 (Örgryte), Died 1979 (Stockholm)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia CO24650 10-in. 1939 Vi klarar oss nog ända Edvard Persson Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Gramophone 0NA377 10-in. before 9/13/1939 Jolly Bob Holts Kvartett ; Elef Knudsen Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Gramophone 0SB459 10-in. before 8/16/1938 Trummis nisse (Alla tiders glada prisse) Harry Brandelius ; Sune Waldimirs Orkester Orchestra, with male vocal solo composer  
Gramophone 0SB731 10-in. before 1/12/1939 Jolly Bob Karin Juel ; Sune Waldimirs Orkester Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Gramophone 0SB746 10-in. before 9/1/1938 Blånande midsommarnatt Harry Brandelius ; Sune Waldimirs Orkester Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Gramophone 0SB792 10-in. before 2/13/1939 Här dansar kustens glada kavalier "Alla Tiders" Dragspelsorkester ; Harry Brandelius Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Gramophone 0SB795 10-in. before 2/13/1939 Juanita (Spansk vals) Harry Brandelius ; Sune Waldimirs Orkester Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Gramophone 0SB936 10-in. before 8/4/1939 Very, very, welcome hem, Mister Swanson Harry Brandelius ; Sune Waldimirs Orkester Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dahlquist, Lasse," accessed August 1, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101242.

Dahlquist, Lasse. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 1, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101242.

"Dahlquist, Lasse." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101242

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