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Name: Bengt Hallberg  
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Date of Birth: 13th September 1932
Place of Birth: Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden
Profession: Composer
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Bengt Hallberg (b. September 1, 1932) is one of Sweden's most influential jazz musicians. He studied classical piano from a very early age, and at 13 years old he wrote his first jazz arrangement. In 1949 he recorded with the Swedish alto saxophonist Arne Domnerus. In the 1950s Hallberg played a.o.(?) with the trumpet player Clifford Brown. He also made a series of records with tenor saxophonist Stan Getz.

Hallberg has a very versatile style and in his later years he has written music for film and television, as well as choir arrangements. He also plays the accordion.

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