Einar Fagstad

From theatre programme for Rolfs Revy 1931, performed in Stockholm 1931

Einar Fagstad (born 30 October 1899 in Lillehammer, died 19 February 1961 in Göteborg) was a Norwegian-Swedish accordionist, singer, actor and composer. [1]

Fagstad began playing accordion aged four. He trained as a painter and studied at the Norwegian National Academy of Craft and Art Industry (1916-1917). He was employed as an accompanist from 1923 by Ernst Rolf who produced a series of musical revues. Fagstad made his film debut in 1929 under the direction of Gustaf Edgren (1895–1954) in Swedish movie Konstgjorda Svensson .[2] [3][4]

Fagstad was married to actress Gertie Löwenström (1898-1982). [5]

Film music

  • 1931: Skepparkärlek

Filmography (selected)

References

  1. ^ "Einar Fagstad". Norsk Kunstnerleksikon. Retrieved May 1, 2020.
  2. ^ "Einar Fagstad". Svensk Filmdatabas. Retrieved May 1, 2020.
  3. ^ "Ernst Rolf". Svensk Filmdatabas. Retrieved May 1, 2020.
  4. ^ "Gustaf Edgren". Svensk Filmdatabas. Retrieved May 1, 2020.
  5. ^ "Gertie Löweström". IMDb.com, Inc. Retrieved May 1, 2020.

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