1840–1930
Joel Blomquist

Introduction

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Born: No­vem­ber 15, 1840, Stock­holm, Swe­den.

Died: Oc­to­ber 30, 1930, Skär­blac­ka, Ös­ter­gøt­land, Swe­den.

Biography

A tail­or’s son, Joel was the hus­band of Wil­hel­mi­na Gus­ta­va Wid­man.

He worked as an up­hol­ster­er and a song writ­er.

Works

Blomquist wrote hun­dreds of lyr­ics and me­lo­dies, and ed­it­ed the mu­sic mag­a­zine Frids­rös­ten (1884–86).

His also wrote:

Sources

Lyrics

Music

Translations

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