Styrbjörn Bergelt (1939-2006) was a swedish folk musician, instrument builder and researcher. He was awarded the title of Riksspelman ("Official Master Musician of the Realm") - the finest honor bestowed upon a performer of traditional music in Sweden.
Bergelt had an important role in the revival of both nyckelharpa (the keyed fiddle) and talharpa (the traditional instrument also known as tagelharpa, stråkharpa, bowed lyre or jouhikko). He published several abums and articles and composed music for at least three movies & a theatrical…
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