Jan Johansson

1931 - 1968

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Jan Johansson (16 September 1931 – 9 November 1968) was a Swedish jazz pianist. His album Jazz på svenska (Jazz in Swedish) is the best selling jazz release ever in Sweden; it has sold over a quarter of a million copies and has been streamed more than 10 million times on Spotify. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jan Johansson has received more than 14,647 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Jan Johansson is the 703rd most popular musician, the 387th most popular biography from Sweden and the 10th most popular Swedish Musician.

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Among musicians, Jan Johansson ranks 703 out of 2,675Before him are Ricardo Viñes, Mikkey Dee, Jenő Hubay, Alice Coltrane, Agathe Backer Grøndahl, and David Garrett. After him are Jordan Rudess, Gene Krupa, Salamone Rossi, Lev Oborin, Sally Oldfield, and Marcus Miller.

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Among people born in 1931, Jan Johansson ranks 202Before him are Índio, Roger Piantoni, George Vassiliou, Heisuke Hironaka, Georgy Grechko, and Janosch. After him are Caroline Graham, Michael O. Rabin, William Goldman, Shunsuke Kikuchi, Alda Merini, and Dritëro Agolli. Among people deceased in 1968, Jan Johansson ranks 99Before him are Ramón Menéndez Pidal, Ramon Novarro, Zaki al-Arsuzi, Tullio Serafin, Tian Han, and Gabriel Hanot. After him are Gunnar Ekelöf, Robert Z. Leonard, Zofia Kossak-Szczucka, Mae Marsh, George Hackenschmidt, and Ali Fuat Cebesoy.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Jan Johansson ranks 387 out of 1,296Before him are Ingeborg Magnusdotter of Sweden (1277), Sofia Helin (1972), Alicia Vikander (1988), Mikkey Dee (1963), Rolf Lassgård (1955), and Jonas Jonasson (1961). After him are Daniel Solander (1733), Olof Swartz (1760), Nils von Kantzow (1885), Ivan Eklind (1905), Carl Milles (1875), and Arvid Lindman (1862).

Among MUSICIANS In Sweden

Among musicians born in Sweden, Jan Johansson ranks 10Before him are Franz Berwald (1796), Yngwie Malmsteen (1963), Avicii (1989), Per Gessle (1959), Stig Anderson (1931), and Mikkey Dee (1963). After him are Eric Ericson (1918), Åse Kleveland (1949), Peter Tägtgren (1970), Max Martin (1971), Jens Johansson (1963), and Esbjörn Svensson (1964).