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Agnetha Faltskog

Biography

Swedish singer who joined up with hubby Bjorn Ulvaeus in ABBA, the group known for music like “Dance Queen.” Her initial music group fizzled out, but she made a decision to keep college at fifteen to go after music anyway. The next best-selling band ever sold, her group ABBA provides marketed over 375 million information worldwide. She wedded Bjorn Ulyaeus on July 6, 1971 the few had a kid called Peter and a little girl called Linda before divorcing in 1980. She afterwards wedded Tomas Sonnenfeld on Dec 15, 1990 however the few divorced in 1993. In 2004, she do a cover of “My Colouring Reserve” by Dusty Springfield.

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Full Name Agnetha Fältskog
Date Of Birth April 5, 1950
Place Of Birth Jonkoping, Sweden
Height 1.72 m
Profession Pop Singer
Nationality Swedish
Spouse Tomas Sonnenfeldt, Björn Ulvaeus, Dancing Queen, Happy New Year, Mamma Mia
Children Linda Ulvaeus, Peter Christian Ulvaeus, Dancing Queen, Happy New Year, Mamma Mia
Parents Ingvar Fältskog, Birgit Fältskog, Dancing Queen, Happy New Year, Mamma Mia
Siblings Mona Fältskog Ericsson
Music Groups ABBA
Nominations World Music Award for World’s Best Album, Echo Award for Best International Rock/Pop Female Artist, Dancing Queen, Happy New Year, Mamma Mia
Movies ABBA: The Movie, ABBA: The Winner Takes It All, ABBA: Dancing Queen: Interviews, Abba: The Golden Years, Abba: The Visitors
Star Sign Aries

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#Fact
1 On 10 May 2013 (13 May in the UK; 14 May in North America), Fältskog released a new album called "A", produced by Jörgen Elofsson and Peter Nordahl.
2 Will be releasing her first album in 17 years called "My Colouring Book". [March 2004]
3 Promoting her new album. [June 2004]
4 Recording a new solo album in Sweden. [April 2002]
5 Composed music from the age of five.
6 During ABBA's early years, the group decided that she should use the name "Anna" because many non-Scandinavians found it difficult to properly pronounce "Agnetha." Her full name is pronounced AG-NEH-TAH FELTS-koog. The name "Agnetha" is the Scandinavian form of the name "Agnes" (a Greek name meaning "pure"). It is not related to the name "Anna" (derived from the Hebrew name "Hannah" meaning "gracious").
7 Won Europe's "Sexiest Bottom" award in 1977.
8 Has a fear of flying.
9 Lives on the Swedish island of Ekerö.
10 Is the grandmother of Tilda Frida Eliza Ulvaeus-Ekengren who was born on January 27th, 2001.
11 Split up with Bjorn ulvaeus in autumn 1978
12 As part of ABBA, she won the Eurovision Song Contest in Brighton, England, in 1974 with the song "Waterloo". (6th April 1974)
13 The name ABBA was comprised of the first letters of the names of its members: Agnetha, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.
14 Ranked #70 on VH1's 100 Greatest Women of Rock N Roll
15 Children (with Björn Ulvaeus): Linda Ulvaeus, Christian Ulvaeus
16 Had a number 1 record in Sweden in 1968, "Jag Var Så Kär." (I Was So In Love).
17 Was a member of the pop band ABBA.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dancing on Ice 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Let the Right One In 2008 performer: "Försonade" / writer: "Försonade"
ABBA: The Definitive Collection 2002 Video performer: "Waterloo", "Ring Ring", "Mamma Mia", "SOS", "Bang-a-Boomerang", "I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do", "Fernando", "Dancing Queen", "Money, Money, Money", "Knowing Me, Knowing You", "That's Me", "The Name of the Game", "Take a Chance on Me", "Eagle", "One Man, One Woman", "Thank You For the Music", "Summer Night City", "Chiquitita", "Does Your Mother Know", "Voulez-Vous", "Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!", "On and On and On", "The Winner Takes It All", "Super Trouper", "Happy New Year", "When Al
Bullerfnis 1991 TV Series music - 1 episode
P & B 1983 performer: "It's So Nice To Be Rich", "P & B"
ABBA in Concert 1980 TV Special documentary performer: "Take a Chance on Me", "Voulez-Vous", "Chiquitita", "I Have a Dream", "Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!", "Knowing Me Knowing You", "Summer Night City", "Dancing Queen", "Does Your Mother Know", "Hole In Your Soul", "The Way Old Friends Do", "Thank You For the Music", "I Have a Dream Unedited Live Version", "Eagle"

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Joy of Abba 2013 TV Movie
The Abba Years 2009 Video
Raskenstam 1983 Lisa Mattsson
Nöjesmaskinen 1982 TV Series ABBA-member

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Abba, P.S. 2014 Documentary Herself
Abba at the BBC 2013 TV Movie Herself
Loose Women 2013 TV Series Herself
Skavlan 2013 TV Series Herself - Guest
Agnetha: Abba & After 2013 TV Movie documentary Herself
ABBA: Dancing Queen 2012 TV Mini-Series documentary Herself
BingoLotto 2004-2007 TV Series Herself
Super Troupers: Thirty Years of ABBA 2004 Video documentary Herself
The Eurovision Song Contest 2004 TV Special Herself - ABBA
ABBA: Our Last Video Ever 2004 TV Short Herself
The Eurovision Song Contest Semi Final 2004 TV Special Woman in ABBA-clip
Sen kväll med Luuk 2004 TV Series Herself
ABBA: The Definitive Collection 2002 Video Herself
ABBA: The Winner Takes It All 1999 Video documentary Herself
A for ABBA 1993 Documentary short Herself
ABBA Gold: Greatest Hits 1992 Video Herself
Wetten, dass..? 1983 TV Series Herself
Musikladen 1982-1983 TV Series Herself
Nöjesmaskinen 1982 TV Series Herself - Member of ABBA
Show-Express 1980-1982 TV Series Herself
Aplauso 1979-1982 TV Series Herself / ABBA
Disco 1973-1981 TV Series Herself / Singer / Herself, singer
Die Drehscheibe 1969-1980 TV Series Herself - Musician / Singer
ABBA in Concert 1980 TV Special documentary Herself
ABBA: Words and Music 1980 Documentary short Herself
The Music for UNICEF Concert: A Gift of Song 1979 TV Special Song Performer "Chiquitita" (as ABBA)
Top of the Pops 1974-1978 TV Series Herself / Herself - Member: ABBA
Starparade 1974-1978 TV Series Herself - Musician
Am laufenden Band 1978 TV Series Herself
ABBA: The Movie 1977 Documentary Herself
ABBA in Australia 1976 TV Movie Herself
Seaside Special 1975 TV Series Herself
Gäst hos Hagge 1975 TV Series Herself (June 7, 1985)
The Eurovision Song Contest 1974 TV Special Herself - Swedish Entry: 1st Place
Melodifestivalen 1974 1974 TV Special Herself (as ABBA)
Melodifestivalen 1973 1973 TV Movie Herself
Uraufführung deutscher Schlager 1969 TV Movie Herself - Musician (as Agnetha)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tu cara me suena - Argentina 2015 TV Series Herself (as ABBA)
Eurovision at 60 2015 TV Movie documentary Herself - Winner, 1974 (as ABBA)
ABBA: 40 Jahre Waterloo 2014 TV Movie documentary Herself
Top of the Pops: The Story of 1978 2013 TV Movie documentary Herself (as ABBA)
Palme 2012 Documentary Herself (uncredited)
Thank You for the Music - 40 Jahre ABBA 2012 Documentary Herself
Banda sonora 2008 TV Series Herself
Upp till kamp 2007 TV Mini-Series Herself
Mania 2007 TV Series Herself
ABBA: Dancing Queen Interviews 2007 Video Herself
La tele de tu vida 2007 TV Series Herself
Weltberühmt in Österreich - 50 Jahre Austropop 2006 TV Series documentary Herself
La imagen de tu vida 2006 TV Series Herself
20 to 1 2006 TV Series documentary Herself
Boom Bang-a-Bang! 50 Years of Eurovision 2006 TV Movie documentary Herself
Biography 2005 TV Series documentary Herself - ABBA member
50 y más 2005 TV Movie Herself
When 'Blue Peter' Became ABBA 2005 TV Movie Herself
La tierra de las 1000 músicas 2005 TV Series documentary Herself
Tour d'Eurovision 2005 TV Movie Herself - Swedish Entry
Congratulations: 50 Years Eurovision Song Contest 2005 TV Movie Herself
30 veces 31 2003 TV Movie documentary Herself (as ABBA)
Alles komt terug 2001 TV Series Herself
Temalørdag: ABBA i 25 år 1999 TV Movie documentary Herself - ABBA
Eurovisión Siglo XX 1998 TV Mini-Series documentary Herself (as ABBA)
Hoe win ik het songfestival 1996 TV Movie Herself - Swedish Entry
Last Dance 1994 TV Movie documentary Herself
Fame in the Twentieth Century 1993 TV Series documentary Herself - ABBA (uncredited)
A Virgin Video Music Biography: Abba 1984 Video Herself
Top of the Pops 1976-1979 TV Series Herself - ABBA / Herself

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