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Niklas Strömstedt at Gröna Lund in May 2008
|Bo Anders Niklas Strömstedt|
|Born||25 July 1958|
|Singer / Songwriter|
|GES, Orup, Anders Glenmark|
Strömstedt was born in Lund to Bo Strömstedt (1929-2016), a former editor in chief at Expressen, and Margareta Strömstedt, author, journalist and translator. As a student he attended the Adolf Fredrik's Music School in Stockholm.
Played the keyboard on Ulf Lundell's recordings and tours from the end of the '70s to the end of the '80s.
Strömstedt's most recognized hit as a solo artist is the song "Om", reaching number one on the Swedish chart and Svensktoppen 1990. He also had success with the album Halvvägs till framtiden released in 1992 with the hits "Oslagbara" and "Bilderna av dej". In 1994 he formed the music group GES with Orup and Anders Glenmark.
Strömstedt wrote and composed "I morgon är en annan dag" for Melodifestivalen 1992 and won. The song was performed by Christer Björkman. In Melodifestivalen 2008 he participated himself as a wildcard in the fourth heat in Karlskrona. He finished last.