The Swedish Bob Dylan is dead

Ola Magnell is dead. The Swedish songwriter, singer and guitarist, died Thursday of a heart attack in his home in Skåne, sweden. He was 74. It writes Aftonb

The Swedish Bob Dylan is dead

Ola Magnell is dead. The Swedish songwriter, singer and guitarist, died Thursday of a heart attack in his home in Skåne, sweden. He was 74. It writes Aftonb

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
07 February 2020 Friday 06:00
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The Swedish Bob Dylan is dead

Ola Magnell is dead.

The Swedish songwriter, singer and guitarist, died Thursday of a heart attack in his home in Skåne, sweden. He was 74.

It writes Aftonbladet and other Swedish media.

Ola Magnell issued a large number of albums and singles under his own name, but he also wrote texts for, among others, Lill Lindfors and Siw Malmkvist.


Troubadouren described by Aftonbladet as the man who more than any other deserves the predicate 'Sweden's Bob Dylan'.

Ola Magnell was to make Swedish pop intellectual. He is hailed for its melancholic and poetic style, as well as a political commitment.

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the writer of the song obtained popular popularity in Sweden with his second album, 'the New perspective', published in 1975.

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In a long career he collaborated with, among others, Lisa Nilsson and Mats Ronander.

Lars Winnerbäck, Stefan Sundström and Tomas Andersson Wij was in 2005 to honor the model on the hyldestpladen 'Påtalåtar - en hyllning till Ola Magnell'.

Ola Magnell in connection with the release of the album 'Rolös' in 2010. Photo: Pontus Lundan/Ritzau Scanpix

Updated: 07.02.2020 06:00
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