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By Carl Magnus Palm

"This re-creation of the best-selling ABBA ebook has been up-to-date to incorporate information of Mamma Mia!'s striking luck and the continuing lives of Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, Anni-Frid Lyngstad and Agnetha Fältskog, their tune and their own lives. It has additionally been considerably revised throughout.

As generations of latest fanatics detect ABBA's undying song, Frida, Agnetha, Benny and Björn stay fairly shadowy, secretive figures. Their marriages, own break-ups and superficial biographical info are good known...but who precisely are ABBA?

How did Norwegian orphan Anni-Frid develop into a real-life princess?
How did folksy Benny and Björn turn into a world pop strength to rival Lennon & McCartney?
What occurred to blonde Agnetha who smiled much yet by no means fairly seemed happy?
And what number billions have Abba been provided to reform?

World popular ABBA professional Carl Magnus Palm's acute realizing of the tradition of his local Sweden bargains a special perception into the gang, and their occasionally darkish own stories.

Bright lighting darkish Shadows: the genuine tale of ABBA is the final word account of the increase and fall of a mythical team and a biography of infrequent conception.

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Forkel machte aus seiner Aversion gegen das vermeintlich unvollkommene Friihwerk Bachs keinen Hehl. 1st aber in dieser Beschreibung vom wilden Tastendriicker ein Genie am Werk? »Das Genie ist ein reines Geschenk der Natur« - so die Definition in einer Enzyklopadie von 1757. DaIS diese Vorstellung von Begabung durchaus im Sinne Bachs gewesen sein mag, diirfte ein Hinweis seines Sohnes Carl Philipp Emanuel belegen. Ober den Lehrer Bach heWt es da: 4. BACH, EIN GENIE? »Was die Er£indung der Gedancken betrifft, so forderte er gleich anfangs die Fiihigkeit darzu, u.

Carl Heinrich Bitter etwa sah mit Johann Sebastian -leicht philosophisch angehaucht gleich den »Lebenszweck« des gesamten Geschlechts in die Erscheinung treten. « In dieser teleologischen Vorstellung ist Johann Sebastian Ziel- und Endpunkt der gesamten Dynastie. Bach selbst referierte seine Vita im »Ursprung« zwar etwas ausfiihrlicher als die Lebensliiufe seiner Verwandten, doch Ziel der Ahnentafel war es weniger, die eigene Herkunft individuell zu legitimieren, als vielmehr kollektiv zu erfassen.

BACH, EIN GENIE? Taufeintrag Johann Sebastian Bachs im Kirchenbuch zu St. Georg in Eisenach, 23. Marz 1685. den in so unterschiedlichen Familien sozialisiert wurden. Beide niimlich hatten auf ihrem Weg zum Olymp Widerstiinde zu iiberwinden. Der eifrige Johann Sebastian 5011 - so will es die bereits erwiihnte Geschichte im Nekrolog - des Nachts mit seinen kleinen Hiinden vorenthaltene Noten aus einem Gitterschrank entwendet und beim Mondlicht zum Schaden seiner Augen abgeschrieben haben. Auch der kleine Georg Friedrich dachte nachts scheinbar nur an die Musik.

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