Monica Zetterlund (Monica Zetterlund)

Monica Zetterlund

Jazz singer, actress, comedienne. One of Sweden’s most acclaimed jazz singers with international recognition. In 1964 she teamed with Bill Evans making the record “Waltz for Debby,” considered one of her best recordings. She also performed with Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong, Thad Jones and Zoot Sims, and the Swedish jazz musician Arne Domnerus, among others. One of her most beloved songs for the Swedish audience was her version of Nat King Cole’s “Walking My Baby Back Home.” With the renowned “HasseåTage” (Hans Alfredsson and Tage Danielsson), she gained great success acting in the movies “Att angöra en brygga”  and “Äpplekriget,” as well in several of their popular revues. In 2002 the Swedish government honored her with the medal “Illis quorum meruere.” (bio by: Peter Robsahm) Cause of death: Injuries due to fire

Born

  • September, 20, 1937

Died

  • May, 05, 2005

Cause of Death

  • Injuries due to fire

Cemetery

  • Hagfors kyrkogård
  • Sweden

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