Harpo (born Jan Harpo Torsten Svensson, 5 April 1950, Bandhagen, Stockholm, Sweden) is a Swedish pop star known under the stage name Harpo. He was popular in Sweden and around Europe in the 1970s and is best known for his worldwide hit "Moviestar", which reached number 24 in the UK Singles Chart, and number 3 in the Australian Singles Chart in 1976. Harpo has continued to work in the music business, releasing an album of new material as recently as 2005 and continues to tour to this day. He remains popular in Germany and toured there throughout 2007.
Harpo started his career in the late 1960s as an actor in children's theatre. While touring around Sweden, he started to write songs. In 1972, he signed a recording contract with Stig Anderson at Polar Music. Anderson assigned him to in-house record producers, Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus.
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Альбомы и синглы:
- Down at the Club [сингл]
- Moviestar [альбом]
- Moviestar [1975, сингл]
- Movie Star [1996, альбом]
- Portrait of Harpo [1991, сборник]
- Moviestar Greatest Hits [25.03.1993, сборник]
- Harpo Hits! [1997, сборник]
- Klassiker [2003, сборник]