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Carl-Axel Hallgren

1918-1987 SE
Soundtrack, Pop and Classical

Swedish actor and operatic baritone, born June 13, 1918 in Södertälje, died April 7, 1987 in Stockholm. Engagement as a soloist at the Kungliga Operan (Royal Swedish Opera) in Stockholm 1946-1974. He recorded c. 60 titles for HMV 1939-1940, Musica and Telefunken 1942, and partook in the complete recording of Pergolesis "Il maestro di musica" for Swedish Society Discofil in 1955.

        
Genres
  • Soundtrack
  • Pop
  • Classical
  • Folk
  • World
Popular Tracks   
Carmen (Sung in Swedish): Act I: Habanera: Karlek later sig aldrig tvinga on Bizet: Carmen by Georges Bizet, Kjerstin Dellert & Sixten Ehrling
Rigoletto: Act III: La donna e mobile (Duke, Sparafucile, Rigoletto) on Verdi: Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi, Jussi Björling & Kurt Bendix
Rigoletto: Act I Scene 1: Questa o quella (Duke, Countess, Rigoletto, Borsa, Chorus) on Verdi: Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi, Jussi Björling & Kurt Bendix
Rigoletto: Act I Scene 1: Prelude on Verdi: Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi, Jussi Björling & Kurt Bendix
Rigoletto: Act I Scene 1: Della mia bella incognita borghese (Duke, Borsa) on Verdi: Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi, Jussi Björling & Kurt Bendix
Rigoletto: Act I Scene 1: Ch'io gli parli (Monterone, Duke, Borsa, Rigoletto, Marullo, Ceprano, Chorus) on Verdi: Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi, Jussi Björling & Kurt Bendix
Arnljot, Act 3: Olav: ”Nåväl – då I nu skiftat håg…” on Peterson-Berger: Arnljot by Stig Rybrant, Wilhelm Peterson-Berger, Sigurd Bjorling, Barbro Ericsson, Margareta Bergstrom, Sixten Ehrling & Kungliga Hovkapellet
Rigoletto: Act I Scene 1: Gran nuova! gran nuova! (Marullo, Chorus, Borsa, Duke, Rigoletto, Ceprano) on Verdi: Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi, Jussi Björling & Kurt Bendix
Rigoletto: Act I Scene 2: Quel vecchio maledivami! (Rigoletto, Sparafucile) on Verdi: Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi, Jussi Björling & Kurt Bendix
Rigoletto: Act I Scene 2: E il sol dell'anima (Duke, Gilda) on Verdi: Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi, Jussi Björling & Kurt Bendix

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Discography
Title Artist Year Type
MadrigalCarl-Axel Hallgren1958Single
Nocturne / BlåklockorThore Ehrlings Orkester Sång: Carl-Axel Hallgren1942Album
Hur Var Det Väl / FolkvisaCarl-Axel Hallgren Med Sune Waldimirs Orkester1941Album
Balalaika / Svarta ÖgonCarl-Axel Hallgren Med Sune Waldimirs Orkester Och Kremls Balalaika-Orkester1940Album
Hundratusen Lärkor / Öppna Din FamnCarl-Axel HallgrenAlbum
Stilla NattCarl-Axel HallgrenSingle
Från Fenix Till ChinaSigge Fürst, Katie Rolfsen, Carl-Axel Hallgren, Viola Langby, Erik Gustafsson, Georg Enders OrkesterAlbum
Från Fenix Till ChinaSigge Fürst, Katie Rolfsen, Carl-Axel Hallgren, Viola Langby, Erik Gustafsson, Georg Enders OrkesterAlbum
OperaminnenJoel Berglund, Hjördis Schymberg, Carl-Axel Hallgren, Gurli Lemon-Bernhard, Sven-Olof SandbergCompil.
Vita HästenGurli Lemon-Bernhard, Carl-Axel HallgrenAlbum
Från Fenix Till ChinaSigge Fürst, Katie Rolfsen, Viola Langby, Carl-Axel Hallgren, Erik Gustafsson, Georg Enders Orkester And Chor, Dirigent Georg EndersAlbum
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