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Music educator

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