Per Gudmundson
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Per Gudmundson

Per Gudmundson, born 1955, is a Swedish folk musician. He plays the fiddle and has also been instrumental in the revival of the Swedish bagpipes in Swedish folk music together with instrument maker Leif Eriksson.[1]

He grew up in Falun, Dalecarlia, and plays music within the Rättvik tradition. Since 1987 he is also a member of the group Frifot, and has toured extensively with them in a number of countries.

In 2006 he was awarded the Zorn Badge in gold.[2]

Gudmundson and Bengan Janson received the Grammis award for Folk Music of the Year in 2019, for their album Hjeltamôs.[3]


  • Frifot, first released as Möller, Willemark & Gudmundson, 1991 (with Frifot)
  • Järven, 1996 (with Frifot)
  • Frifot, 1999 (with Frifot)
  • Ola & Per, 2001 (with Ola Bäckström)
  • Sluring, 2003 (with Frifot)
  • Flöde, 2004 (with Björn Ståbi)
  • Flyt, 2007 (with Frifot)
  • Hjeltamôs, 2018 (with Bengan Janson)


  1. ^ Gudmundsson, Per. Biographical entry in Nationalencyklopedin
  2. ^ Eriksson, Ingrid (10 July 2006). "Riksspelmännen är korade". Svenska Dagbladet. Retrieved 2019.
  3. ^ "Grammis till folkmusiker från Dalarna" (in Swedish). Sveriges Radio. 8 February 2019. Retrieved 2019.

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