Thore Skogman, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Thore Skogman

Swedish entertainer, singer and composer.

Date of Birth: 09-Mar-1931

Place of Birth: Hallstahammar, Västmanland County, Sweden

Date of Death: 09-Dec-2007

Profession: composer, singer

Nationality: Sweden

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Thore Skogman

  • Thore Skogman (9 March 1931 – 9 December 2007) was a popular Swedish singer, songwriter, actor and entertainer. Skogman was born in Hallstahammar, Sweden.
  • While working as an accountant and sales manager during the 1950s, he made his debut recording in 1955, devoted his full-time to singing by 1961, and came third in Sweden's national song contest Melodifestivalen in 1963.
  • In the 1960s he wrote "Fröken Fräken" (literally: Miss Freckle) that became one of his most successful hits.
  • Skogman also wrote songs for other Swedish and Scandinavian artists.
  • Skogman was a familiar and popular fixture in Swedish movies, TV and radio shows, opera and stage performances from the 1960s through the 1980s. Skogman died at a hospital in Gävle in 2007.

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