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is a Swedish
Sweden , officially the Kingdom of Sweden , is a Nordic country on the Scandinavian Peninsula in Northern Europe. Sweden borders with Norway and Finland and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund....
singer and has been involved in the music industry for over 40 years.
Many of her solo recordings from the 1960s feature Bruno Glenmarks Orkester and, following their marriage, Ann-Louise and Bruno Glenmark formed the group Glenmarks with Bruno's niece Karin and nephew Anders. Soonafter, their own GlenDisc record label began producing vinyl, cassettes and eventually CDs under the banner of 'Hanson-Glenmark Production AB.'
Ann-Louise holds the dubious honour of having entered the Swedish Melodifestivalen
Melodifestivalen is an annual music competition organised by Swedish public broadcasters Sveriges Television and Sveriges Radio . It determines the country's representative for the Eurovision Song Contest, and has been staged almost every year since 1959...
competition thirteen times without winning once, which is a record in itself. Of those entries, the songs 'Bara en enda gång' (a duet with John Ballard) and 'Kärleken lever' are amongst her best remembered. Ann-Louise has also attempted to represent Germany
Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...
at the Eurovision Song Contest
The Eurovision Song Contest is an annual competition held among active member countries of the European Broadcasting Union .Each member country submits a song to be performed on live television and then casts votes for the other countries' songs to determine the most popular song in the competition...
in the past. Having moved to France with Bruno in the late 1980s, she now remains a resident of Kristianstad in Sweden.
1986's synth-based 'Duva - Flyg igen' (Doves - Fly Again) is Ann-Louise's most recent studio album, upon which Ann-Louise shared lead vocals with her daughters Jessica and Josefin on the title track, alongside a duet with Billy Preston
William Everett "Billy" Preston was a musician who gained notoriety and fame, first as a session musician for the likes of Sam Cooke, Ray Charles and The Beatles, and later finding fame as a solo artist with hits such as "Space Race", "Will It Go Round in Circles" and "Nothing from...
on 'So Good, So Fine.'
Ann-Louise's daughter Josefin Glenmark recently embarked upon her own musical career.
- 62 - Vita rosor från Athen - 14#
- 62 - Vita sommarmoln - 17#
- 62 - Paradiso - 19#
- 67 - Jag hade en gång en båt (Featuring Cornelis Vreeswijk) - 11#
- 68 - Min greve av Luxemburg - 3#
- 68 - Arrivederci Frans - 1#
- 68 - Min luftballong - 8#
- 69 - Svenska flicka - 10#
- 72 - Vad än sker - 13#