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Name: Jan Johansson  
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Date of Birth: 16th September 1931
Place of Birth: Söderhamn, Gävleborgs län, Sweden
Profession: Composer
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Jan Johansson (1931-1968) was a Swedish jazz pianist. The album Jazz på svenska (Jazz in Swedish), recorded with bassist Georg Riedel in 1962, made him known to a wide audience. The record contained versions of Swedish folk music. On November 9, 1968, Johansson died in a car crash on his way to a church concert in Jönköping, Sweden.

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