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Gösta Theselius

p, as, 1922-1976 SE, Stockholm
Musician / Composer / Arranger of Jazz and Pop
A.k.a. Teodor Gösta Theselius

Swedish music arranger, composer, and jazz musician (piano, clarinet, and tenor saxophone). Born: June 22, 1922 in Stockholm Died: January 24, 1976 in Stockholm Theselius, nicknamed ”Tesse”, was a prominent organizer of jazz and pop music and he wrote and arranged for the Thore Ehrling and Sam Samson orchestras. Highly respected by colleagues, Theselius was considered one of Sweden's foremost jazz composers and arrangers. He was the brother of musician Hans Theselius.

  • Piano
  • Alto sax
  • Saxophone
  • Tenor sax
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Latin
  • Folk
  • World
Popular Tracks   
My Funny Valentine on Svensk jazzhistoria vol. 8 - Topsy Theme by Various Artists
Siesta on Stockholm Jazz Sensation! Metronome Sessions 1949-1960 by Various Artists
My Funny Valentine on Swedish Jazz History 1928-1969 by Various Artists
Mountain music on Svensk jazzhistoria vol. 8 - Topsy Theme by Various Artists
En ballad om franske kungens spelmän on Skaldevisor by Gunnar Turesson
Den tänkande lantbrevbäraren on Skaldevisor by Gunnar Turesson
Plenty, Plenty Soul on In Sweden: 1957 - 1959 Sessions by Benny Bailey
Bluer Than Blue on Alice Babs Meets Erwin Lehn & His Südfunk Tanzorchester by Alice Babs, Südfunk Tanzorchester & Erwin Lehn
Fallen Feathers on In Sweden: 1957 - 1959 Sessions by Benny Bailey
I'm Gone on In Sweden: 1957 - 1959 Sessions by Benny Bailey

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Band Members
Title Artist Year Type
The Legendary Years Vol 9Arne Domnérus, Gösta Theselius, Charlie Norman1992Compil.
Spotlight On European Jazz Vol. 2 SwedishGösta Theselius1958Single
CobraGösta Theselius1957Single
Gosta TheseliusGösta Theselius1956Single
Americans In SwedenJimmy Raney, Lars Gullin, Lee Konitz, Zoot Sims, Bengt Hallberg, Gösta Theselius, Putte Wickman, Red Mitchell1954Single
A Bouquet Of Swedish EvergreensUnderhållningsorkestern Conducted By Gösta TheseliusAlbum
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