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Alf Karl Gustav Björnberg

Alf Karl Gustav Björnberg, music educator. Member of Swedish Society Musicology (board directors 1998), International Association for Study of Popular Music (chair Nordic branch 1991-1997).

Background

  • Björnberg, Alf Karl Gustav was born on July 27, 1953 in Umeå, Sweden. Son of Claes Gösta and Anna Björnberg.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Gothenburg University, Sweden, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, Gothenburg University, Sweden, 1987.

    Career

    • Assistant professor Aalborg (Denmark) University, 1987—1991. Visiting research fellow University Oslo, Norway, 1992—1992. Research fellow Aalborg University, 1992—1994.

      Associate professor Gothenburg (Sweden) University, 1994—2000, professor, since 2000. Member international advisory board Journal Popular Music, Cambridge, since 1994. Member musicological committee Royal Academy of Music, Stockholm, since 1997.

      Member working committee Swedish Science Council, Stockholm, since 2000. Consultant Norwegian Research Council, Oslo, since 2001, European Science Foundation, since 2001.

    Membership

    Member of Swedish Society Musicology (board directors 1998), International Association for Study of Popular Music (chair Nordic branch 1991-1997).

    Connections

    • Married Maj Wenche Elise Bengtsson. 1 child Susanna Andrea Diana.
    • father: Claes Gösta
    • mother: Anna Björnberg
    • spouse: Maj Wenche Elise Bengtsson
    • child: Susanna Andrea Diana Björnberg
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    Born July 27, 1953
    (age 64)
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    • 1979
      Gothenburg University
    • 1987
      Gothenburg University
    • 1987 - 1991
      Assistant, professor Aalborg (Denmark) University
    • 1992 - 1992
      visiting research fellow, University Oslo
      Norway
    • 1992 - 1994
      research fellow, Aalborg University