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
|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|
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.
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