What Happened To Lennart Aberg
At the age of 79 the world losses a rare gem, teacher, and songwriter whose sounds have always put happiness in people’s faces. Lennart passed away on Thursday, September 30, 2021, in Helsingborg, Sweden.
He is the founder of Rena Rama and among the best Swedish jazz musicians (saxophone) and composers. In 1972. He taught jazz history at the Royal College of Music, Stockholm.
Lennart was a member of composer George Russell’s ensemble in the 1980s along with Jon Christensen, Arild Andersen, and Jan Garbarek, appearing on The Essence of George Russell (Soul Note 1983). In 2002, he received the Djangodor in the Contemporary Star of Jazz category. In addition to jazz, Aberg also worked in musical styles from India, Africa, and Eastern Europe, as well as contemporary music.
“We are reached by the sad message that the saxophonist, the flutist composer, organizer, and bandleader Lennart Åberg has died. The message comes from his daughter Lena Åberg Healthy on social media. Lennart Åberg has had a huge impact on Swedish jazz. He developed it for decades after his work with, among others, Radio Jazz Group, Rena Rama, George Russell, Oriental Wind. Lennart Åberg passed away after a long illness. He turned 79 years old. Photo: Heiko Purnhagen”
What Happened To Lennart Aberg : This death has caused a lot of friends and family of Lennart so much hurt. In that mourning spirit, the concerned persons have taken to social media to share tributes to the deceased and condolences to the affected family.
Tributes To Lennart Aberg
Across social media users’ timelines are statements that show respect, admiration, and gratitude towards Lennart as people mourn the passing.
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