Lars Hallström Director Sweden

Lars Sven “Lasse” Hallström (Swedish: [ˈla.ˈsɛ ˈhal.ˈstrœm]; born 2 June 1946) is a Swedish film director and screenwriter. He first became known for directing almost all music videos by pop group ABBA, and subsequently became a feature film director. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director for My Life as a Dog […]

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Petra Mede Swedish comedian

Mede was born in Stockholm, Sweden, but only spent 3 years there before her family moved to Partille, a quiet suburb of Sweden’s second largest city, Göteborg, so her father could start a new career with Volvo’s financing program. Moving to Partille also meant leaving the watchful eye of her maternal grandmother, a French and […]

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Marcus Samuelsson

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search Marcus Samuelsson Samuelsson during a lecture in New York City, November 15, 2007 Born January 25, 1970 (age 42)[1] Ethiopia Education Culinary Institute Gothenburg, Sweden Spouse Maya Haile Early life After their mother died in a tuberculosis epidemic when he was three years old, Kassahun Tsegie […]

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Ida Falk Winland

Swedish soprano Ida Falk Winland studied with Lillian Watson at the Benjamin Britten International Opera School (Royal College of Music), and at the National Opera Studio where she was awarded the Tagore gold medal. Ida’s recent operatic engagements include Romilda (Xerxes) for the Royal Swedish Opera, Morgana (Alcina) under Laurence Cummings and her role debut […]

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