Jules Sylvain (Stig Axel Hansson)

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Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden
He studied at the music conservatory in Stockholm 1918-1920 and at the music conservatory in Weimar 1920-1922. From the mid 1920s he wrote the music for Ernst Rolf's and Karl-Gerhard's revues. He was a bandleader, had his own publishing company, 'Edition Sylvain' and wrote music for movies, especially during the 1940s when he was musical advisor for the production company Svensk Filmindustri (SF). For the last 20 years of his life he lived abroad, including a few years on Fiji as a banana planter. Read more...