Björn Ulvaeus Edit
Björn Ulvaeus was born in Gothenburg, Sweden on April 25th 1945 he is one of the founders of ABBA, he also co-proudced Mamma Mia! along with ABBA pianist Benny Andersson.
Life before ABBA Edit
Bjorn was born in Gothenburg and later moved to Västervik. Bjorn studied law and buisness at Lund University after serving his time for the Swedish Armed Forces. Before ABBA he was in a Swedish folk-schlager band the Hootenanny Singers earlier known as the West Bay Singer who were big in Scandanavia. While on tour they met the Hep Stars where Bjorn befriended their keyboard player Benny Andersson. They met again one summer and wrote their first song "Isn't Easy It Easy To Say" a song later to be played by the Hep Stars. Later they began writing more song. While filming a special for television in 1969, Bjorn met an 18-year-old Agnetha Fältskog. Benny met a 23-Anni-Frid Lyngstad earlier.
ABBA Career Edit
In 1972 they formed ABBA but it had not been yet known as ABBA. The wives, Agnetha Fältskog married to Bjorn and Anni-Frid Lyngstad married to Benny providing their back up vocals until 1973, ABBA began. It wasn't very long before ABBA were considerably famous, in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1973 with their hit song Waterloo. Later on in the 70's ABBA began to seek the world's attention with hit songs Mamma Mia, Dancing Queen, Take a Chance on Me, S.O.S and Chiquititta. After the 70s dynasty of ABBA, Bjorn and Benny's relationship with the two singers had ended with the worlds attention and questioning, ABBA members have never explained their reasons for the split up but fans of the band have concluded their reasons for the break up.