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Anni-Frid Lyngstad

1945 - Today

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Princess Anni-Frid, Dowager Countess of Plauen (Anni-Frid Synni Lyngstad; born 15 November 1945), also known by her nickname "Frida", is a Norwegian-born Swedish singer, songwriter and environmentalist, who is best known as one of the founding members and lead singers of the Swedish pop band ABBA. Born in Bjørkåsen (Ballangen), Norway, to a Norwegian mother and a German father, she grew up in Torshälla, Sweden, and started her first solo career there, as a jazz singer in 1967, through a talent competition called New Faces. She won the competition with her song, "En ledig dag", leading to a television appearance on Hylands Hörna on Dagen H; as a result, she was signed by EMI, and in turn was signed by Stig Anderson's record label, Polar Music, after years of releasing several singles and an album, Frida under the earlier record label. Although she had moderate success in Sweden, as she was a contestant for Melodifestivalen 1969 with her song "Härlig är vår jord", she did not reach international fame until she joined ABBA, which has sold over 150 million albums and singles worldwide, making them one of the best-selling music acts in history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anni-Frid Lyngstad has received more than 7,485,285 page views. Her biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Anni-Frid Lyngstad is the 8th most popular singer (up from 10th in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from Norway (up from 12th in 2019) and the most popular Norwegian Singer.

Anni-frid Lyngstad is most famous for being a member of the group ABBA.

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Among singers, Anni-Frid Lyngstad ranks 8 out of 3,528Before her are Édith Piaf, Aretha Franklin, Cher, Janis Joplin, Luciano Pavarotti, and Maria Callas. After her are Charles Aznavour, Dalida, Tina Turner, Frank Sinatra, David Bowie, and Joan Baez.

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Among people born in 1945, Anni-Frid Lyngstad ranks 4Before her are Bob Marley, Rodrigo Duterte, and Gerd Müller. After her are Franz Beckenbauer, Aung San Suu Kyi, Vince McMahon, Radovan Karadžić, Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein, Eric Clapton, Tom Selleck, and Daniel Ortega.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Anni-Frid Lyngstad ranks 8 out of 927Before her are Ragnar Lodbrok (850), Roald Amundsen (1872), Edvard Grieg (1843), Henrik Ibsen (1828), Harald V of Norway (1937), and Knut Hamsun (1859). After her are Harald Fairhair (850), Rollo (846), Fridtjof Nansen (1861), Erik the Red (950), Thor Heyerdahl (1914), and Niels Henrik Abel (1802).

Among SINGERS In Norway

Among singers born in Norway, Anni-Frid Lyngstad ranks 1After her are Kirsten Flagstad (1895), Mari Boine (1956), Nina Grieg (1845), Wenche Myhre (1947), Nora Brockstedt (1923), Kirsti Sparboe (1946), Sissel Kyrkjebø (1969), Eva Nansen (1858), Anita Hegerland (1961), Jahn Teigen (1949), and Finn Kalvik (1947).