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Bo Hansson

Bo Hansson performing live in 2006

Bo Hansson (April 10, 1943April 23, 2010) was a Swedish musician and composer. He became internationally famous for releasing albums with music inspired by The Lord of the Rings in the 1970s.[1]

[edit] Discography, selected

  • 1970: Sagan om Ringen (English release: The Lord of the Rings, 1972)
  • 1972: Ur Trollkarlens hatt (English release: Magician's Hat, 1974; includes the track "Fylke" (English: "The Shire") which was recorded for but not released on Sagan om Ringen)[2]
  • 1975: Mellanväsen (English release: Attic Thoughts, 1975; this album was the last to include references to The Lord of the Rings)[2]

[edit] External links


  1. Måns Wallgren, "Musikern Bo Hansson har avlidit" (4 April 2010; English: "Musician Bo Hansson deceased") at (accessed 8 March 2011)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Håkan Lahger, "Bo Hansson: Biography" (January 2002) at (accessed 8 March 2011)