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Benny Andersson

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Göran Bror Benny Andersson (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈbɛ̌nːʏ ˈânːdɛˌʂɔn] (listen); born 16 December 1946) is a Swedish musician, singer, composer and producer best known as a member of the musical group ABBA and co-composer of the musicals Chess, Kristina från Duvemåla, and Mamma Mia! For the 2008 film version of Mamma Mia! and its 2018 sequel, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, he worked also as an executive producer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Benny Andersson has received more than 4,878,999 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Benny Andersson is the 42nd most popular musician (up from 71st in 2019), the 39th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 55th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Swedish Musician.

Benny Andersson is most famous for being a member of the Swedish pop group ABBA.

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  • 70.25

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  • 51

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  • 6.73

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  • 3.30

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Among musicians, Benny Andersson ranks 42 out of 2,662Before him are Björn Ulvaeus, Giuseppe Tartini, Maria Anna Mozart, Ronnie James Dio, Brian Jones, and Maurice Gibb. After him are John Deacon, B.B. King, Sting, Lemmy, Vladimir Horowitz, and Brian Wilson.

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Among people born in 1946, Benny Andersson ranks 20Before him are David Lynch, Charlotte Rampling, Bon Scott, George Best, Patti Smith, and Tommy Lee Jones. After him are Mireille Mathieu, Jane Birkin, Diane Keaton, David Gilmour, Timothy Dalton, and José Carreras.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Benny Andersson ranks 39 out of 1,612Before him are Björn Ulvaeus (1945), Max von Sydow (1929), Ingrid of Sweden (1910), Charles XI of Sweden (1655), Charles XIII of Sweden (1748), and Gustav III of Sweden (1746). After him are Tomas Tranströmer (1931), Anita Ekberg (1931), Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden (1778), Ulrika Eleonora, Queen of Sweden (1688), Klas Pontus Arnoldson (1844), and Princess Märtha of Sweden (1901).

Among MUSICIANS In Sweden

Among musicians born in Sweden, Benny Andersson ranks 2Before him are Björn Ulvaeus (1945). After him are Franz Berwald (1796), Per Gessle (1959), Stig Anderson (1931), Yngwie Malmsteen (1963), Carl Michael Bellman (1740), Mikkey Dee (1963), Avicii (1989), Jan Johansson (1931), Eric Ericson (1918), and Åse Kleveland (1949).