Povel Ramel

Singer, Musical Artist

1922 – 2007

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Who was Povel Ramel?

Baron Povel Karl Henric Ramel was a Swedish entertainer. Ramel was a singer, pianist, vaudeville artist, author and a novelty song composer. His style was characterized by imaginative wit, both verbal and musical. He took inspiration from US and UK 'crazy' style humor and created his own personal Swedish version, unusual combinations of lyrics and music, word play, pastiche and general unexpectedness. He wrote approximately 1700 songs, skits and monologues, and he is regarded as a legend and an institution in Swedish entertainment.

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Born
Jun 1, 1922
Östermalm
Also known as
  • Powel Ramel
  • Baron Povel Karl Henric Ramel
  • Povel Karl Henric Ramel
  • Povel Karl Henrik Ramel
Parents
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • Sweden
Profession
Education
  • Sigtunaskolan Humanistiska Läroverket
Died
Jun 5, 2007
Lidingö

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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