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Princess Anni-Frid, Dowager Countess of Plauen née Lyngstad ; [a] born 15 Novemberbetter known by her nickname Fridais a Norwegian - Swedish singer, songwriter and environmentalist. Born in Bjørkåsen Ballangen to a Norwegian mother and a German soldier father, she grew up in TorshällaFrida Naken, and started her first solo career there, as a jazz singer inthrough a talent competition called New Faces.
She won the competition with her song, " En ledig dag ", leading to a television appearance on Hylands Hörna on Dagen H ; as a result, she was signed by EMIand in turn was signed by Stig Anderson 's record label, Polar Musicafter years of Frida Naken several singles and an album, Frida under the earlier record label. Although she had moderate success in Sweden, as she was a contestant for Melodifestivalen with her song " Härlig är vår jord ", she did not reach international fame until she joined ABBA, which has sold over million albums and singles worldwide, making them one of the best-selling music acts in history.
After the break-up of ABBA, she continued an international solo singing career with mixed success, releasing the Frida Naken Something's Going On and Shine ; the latter being her last international album. In AprilAnni-Frid married Ragnar Fredriksson, with whom she had two children; they divorced in The couple separated in and divorced in Heinrich Ruzzo died of lymphoma in Octoberleaving her the titles of Dowager Princess and Countess.
She currently resides in ZermattSwitzerland, sharing a home since with her British partner, Henry Smith, 5th Viscount Hambleden.
In earlyAnni-Frid, her mother Synni, and her maternal grandmother, Arntine "Anni" Lyngstad, left their birthplace in Norway, fearing reprisals against those who had dealings with the Germans during the occupation. Her grandmother took any available job while living there, whereas Synni remained in Norway and worked for a time in the south of the country.
Synni joined her mother and daughter in Sweden, Frida Naken the three women moved to Malmköping 72 km from Stockholm. Synni died of kidney failure soon afterwards, aged 21 years, leaving Anni-Frid to be raised solely by her grandmother. In Junethey both relocated to Torshällaoutside Eskilstunawhere Anni worked as a seamstress. Anni-Frid grew up in Torshälla and began to attend school in August She was close to her aunt, Olive, who once stated that she saw how lonely and subdued Anni-Frid was, and, consequently, always did her Big Mama House 1 to make Anni-Frid feel loved and welcomed, during her visits.
Lyngstad believed that her father, Alfred Haase, had died during the war on his way back to Germany as his ship was reported to have been sunk. However, inthe German teen magazine Bravo Ecchi Ova a poster and a complete biography with details of Lyngstad's background, including the names of her mother and father. It was seen by Lyngstad's half-brother, Peter Haase, who went to his father and asked him if he had been in Ballangen during the war.
A few months later, Lyngstad met Haase in Stockholm for the first time. Lyngstad stated in several interviews that her grandmother frequently sang songs to her such as old Norwegian songswhich resulted in her love for music.
She showed musical talent at a very early age from her earliest school years. On Fridays, she was often asked by her teacher to sing in front of the class and soon became known in school and in the neighbourhood for her beautiful voice.
Although her grandmother encouraged her to sing according to Lyngstad herselfshe never attended any of her performances. Her grandmother died shortly before ABBA formed and therefore never witnessed the success of the group. At the age of 13, Lyngstad gained her first job as a dance band and schlager singer inwith the Evald Ek's Orchestra.
The only thing I taught her was to sing out. In those days, she had a tendency of holding back her voice a little.
The sets often lasted up to five hours. These groups all contained her husband, Ragnar Fredriksson. The first prize in this contest was a recording contract with EMI's Swedish subsidiary. This Frida Naken on the same day Sweden switched from driving on the left-hand side of the road to the right-hand side.
Lyngstad performed her winning song live. EMI executives, fearing they Frida Naken lose their new singer, took the precaution of driving from Frida Naken to Lyngstad's home in Eskilstuna the next morning with a recording contract for her to sign. Professional and self-assured on this first day in the studio, she recorded the vocals in just one take. At the same time, she decided to Anneris her family and move to Stockholm to start working full-time as a singer.
Inshe participated in Melodifestivalenthe Swedish heats for the Eurovision Song Contestwith the song "Härlig är vår jord" "Our Earth Is Wonderful"and finished in fourth place. The album received unanimously generous praise from critics and the press, who especially commented on the precision and versatility of Lyngstad's voice.
And she sings in such a way that you understand that she's got something between her ears — she sings, in other words, in a very intelligent way". Frida continued to play in cabarets, and tour and regularly perform on TV and radio. She Galen Porr the single "Man vill ju leva lite dessemellan" "One wants to live a little from time to time"which became her second No.
At first, Lyngstad was hesitant to perform with her boyfriend Benny Anderssonhis best friend Björn Ulvaeus and his wife, Agnetha Fältskog. This album includes her successful Swedish version of " Fernando ", which stayed at the No. Due to the activities of the group, the album took 18 months to record. Frida ensam became an enormous commercial and critical success in Sweden, topping the Swedish album charts for six weeks and remaining in the charts for This album was such a big success, it eventually went platinum.
This was also her first solo album in English. A much rockier sound was found on many of the songs and Phil Collins' drum sound had a major contribution, particularly on the lead single, " I Know There's Something Going On ", which topped the charts in Belgium and Switzerland, and was a top 5 hit in Australia, Austria, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, South Africa and Sweden amongst others.
With the song and video being heavily promoted and played on MTVthe single also proved successful in the United States, reaching No. In the UK, the track was not a successful hit, only reaching No. The album itself received good reviews, with Billboard writing: "ABBA's auburn-haired songstress makes a bold solo project a stunning success", while Mark Coleman described the album in the third edition of Rolling Stone Album Guide as " a sharp, rock-oriented, delightfully eclectic album ".
Swedish Television SVT documented this historical event by filming the whole recording process. The result became a one-hour TV documentary, including interviews with Frida and Phil, Björn and Benny, as well as all the musicians involved with the album.
Owing to the success of the album selling 1. InLyngstad assisted with Abbacadabraand recorded one of the tracks with two different male vocalists in different languages, including Frenchman Daniel Balavoine on the track "Belle" and on Anon V English version "Time" with B.
Robertson produced by Mike Batt. Lyngstad's next album was Shine Lillywhite was only 29 when this album was recorded and he gave Frida a very experimental sound and managed to create a relaxed atmosphere in the studio. The album had much less success than hoped, though it reached the Top 20 in many European countries, No. After hearing it, Lyngstad accepted immediately. An English-language video of the song was produced, although an Australian release of this song on Festival Records in January was eventually shelved.
The organization wanted a "famous face" Frida Naken help them reach the public, and in she became chairwoman for the organization Artister För Miljö Artists For The Environment. InLyngstad founded her Children and Environment Foundation which runs Summer Camps for underprivileged children. All the royalties from this single went to charity. The Swedish prime minister at the time, Ingvar Carlsson, also present that night, said it was an ingenious step to do "Dancing Queen" a cappella.
It was a long-awaited album as 12 years had passed since Shine was released. The album attracted overall relatively positive reviews and was a success in Sweden where it reached No. Despite the success of the album, none of these singles made a big impression on the Swedish charts. A follow-up album with producer Anders Glenmark was reportedly in the works, but was shelved due to Frida Naken death of Frida's daughter in During this tour, she also performed "In Frida Naken Bleak Midwinter", a performance of which can be found on social media.
It was billed as the first time the four had worked together since the group split in although they each filmed their appearances separately. Also included was Frida - The DVDa 3,5 hour documentary where Lyngstad talks about her entire career in the music business. Filmed in the Swiss Alps, she talks about her singing technique Faith Kläder Frida Naken her career both before and after ABBA, and explains how songs were performed and recorded.
In Frida Nakena new album by musician Georg Wadenius titled Reconnection was released. Lyngstad and Wadenius had discussed working together for many years, as they had long been good friends. The album opens with her rendition of the traditional tune Strumpebandsorden Morning Has Broken ", previously Frida Naken by Cat Stevens.
This song is a favourite for Frida and the song was also on the playlist in the church for Frida and Prince Ruzzo's wedding on 26 August The unconditional love of a devoted fan In an interview with Frida she and Green talked about her long recovery following the death of her husband in The play is reflective but with a comic sensibility. Frida stated in that she never intended to return to the music industry although this was short lived and future studio albums were discussed in The long-awaited ABBA reunion was expected to happen in to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the group's win at the Eurovision Song Contest.
However, this did not happen. InLyngstad, along with Dan Daniell, released the single "" about the Matterhorn in Switzerland. The song is featured on Sandoval's album Ultimate Duets.
On 3 Aprilyear-old Lyngstad married salesperson and fellow musician Ragnar Fredriksson. They separated in and were officially divorced on 19 Maythe same day that 18years Sexy year-old grandmother Arntine died. InLyngstad met Benny Andersson. Bythey were living together, but did not marry until 6 Octoberduring the height of ABBA's success. However, after only two years Frida Naken marriage, they separated on 26 Novemberand were divorced in InLyngstad left Sweden and moved to London.
Inshe relocated to Switzerland, and lived with her boyfriend, architect Prince Heinrich Ruzzo of Reuss, Count of Plauen —in his family castle in Fribourg. Through her marriage to Prince Reuss of Plauen, who had been a student at the same boarding school as Crown Prince Carl Gustafwho later became the King of SwedenLyngstad became acquainted with the Swedish royal family and eventually became close friends with Sweden's Queen Silvia. Lyngstad is a vegetarian   and a feminist.
She is interested in environmental issues. Upon her marriage to Prince Heinrich inshe became a princess of Reuss and countess of Plauen . Since his death in Anni-Frid became the dowager countess of Plauen. She is entitled to the style of Serene Highness. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Princess Anni-Frid, Dowager Countess of Plauen née Lyngstad ; [a] born 15 November , better known by her nickname Frida , is a Norwegian - Swedish singer, songwriter and environmentalist. Born in Bjørkåsen Ballangen to a Norwegian mother and a German soldier father, she grew up in Torshälla , Sweden, and started her first solo career there, as a jazz singer in , through a talent competition called New Faces. She won the competition with her song, " En ledig dag ", leading to a television appearance on Hylands Hörna on Dagen H ; as a result, she was signed by EMI , and in turn was signed by Stig Anderson 's record label, Polar Music , after years of releasing several singles and an album, Frida under the earlier record label. Although she had moderate success in Sweden, as she was a contestant for Melodifestivalen with her song " Härlig är vår jord ", she did not reach international fame until she joined ABBA, which has sold over million albums and singles worldwide, making them one of the best-selling music acts in history. After the break-up of ABBA, she continued an international solo singing career with mixed success, releasing the albums Something's Going On and Shine ; the latter being her last international album. In April , Anni-Frid married Ragnar Fredriksson, with whom she had two children; they divorced in The couple separated in and divorced in