Lill-Babs (born Barbro Margareta Svensson on 9 March 1938) is a Swedish singer and actress.
Lill-Babs was born in Järvsö, Gävleborg County, as the first daughter of Britta and Ragnar Svensson. At age 15 she sang on the radio show Morgonkvisten as a "young talent." Swedish bandleader and talent scout Simon Brehm heard the show and contacted her that evening, inviting her to audition in his Stockholm studio. The audition went well and she moved to Stockholm to begin her showbusiness career.
In 1954, she recorded her first record "Min mammas boogie" under the name "Lill-Babs", a combination of the Swedish word 'little' and the Anglicized nickname for Barbro/Barbara. Just as her fame was beginning to grow, the unmarried Lill-Babs became pregnant - a potential public scandal in mid-1950s Sweden. She continued to work as long as she was able to hide her pregnancy, then went home to Järvsö to give birth to daughterЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Pang i bygget [1965, саундтрек]
- 40 är som artist [1994, сборник]
- Musik vi minns... [2002, сборник]