Books About Jussi


Compiled by Harald Henrysson in chronological order


Author, title, publishing house, year of publication.


Gösta Björling, Jussi: Boken om storebror (The Book About Big Brother). Stockholm, Steinsvik, 1945

Jussi Björling, Med bagaget i strupen (My Throat is my Luggage). Stockholm, Wahlström & Widstrand, 1945 (Reprint: Stockholm, Wahlström & Widstrand, 1994)

Bertil Hagman (editor), Jussi Björling: En minnesbok (Jussi Björling: A Memorial), Stockholm, Bonniers, 1960.

Stephen Stroff. Guldstrupen. Jussi Björling-en biografi (The Gold Throat. Jussi Björling – A Biography) Stockholm, Bokád, 1981

Harald Henrysson & Jack W. Porter, A Jussi Björling Phonography. Stockholm, Svenskt Musikhistoriskt arkiv, 1984. (2nd edition see below.)

Anna-Lisa Björling (in collaboration with Anna Nyman), Mitt liv med Jussi (My Life With Jussi). Stockholm, Bonniers, 1987.

Harald Henrysson, A Jussi Björling Phonography (2nd edition, enlarged and revised). Stockholm, Svenskt Musikhistoriskt arkiv, 1993

Anna-Lisa Björling & Andrew Farkas, Jussi. Portland (Oregon, USA), Amadeus Press, 1996.

Yrsa Stenius, Tills vingen brister: en bok om Jussi Björling. Stockholm, Brombergs, 2002. (2nd edition see below)

Jacob Forsell (main editor), Björn Ranelid & Harald Henrysson, Jussi: Sången, människan, bilderna. Stockholm, Norstedts, 2010

Rolf Estelle (editor), Jussi Björling: I Roslagens famn (In Beautiful Roslagen).  Ljusterö Hembygdsförening, 2010.

Yrsa Stenius, Tills vingen brister: En bok om Jussi Björling. (enlarged jubilee edition). Stockholm, Brombergs, 2011. Also available in English translation as e-book: The Heart of Jussi, Stockholm, Brombergs, 2011.

Stephen Hastings, The Björling Sound: A Recorded Legacy. Rochester (New York, USA), University of Rochester Press, & Woodbridge (Storbritannien), Boydell & Brewer, 2012.


New website for the Jussi Björling Society

We would like to wish you a warm welcome to the Jussi Björlingsällskapet's new website: Here you are given good opportunities to delve into the life and work of the singer Jussi Björling. But this website will just be in Swedish.

The old website:, which you are reading now, will remain as a comprehensive archive and will be able to be visited as usual and you can read it in English, click on the British flag.

The new website is intended to be a more up-to-date place for current information from August 2023. 


The Jussi Björling Society

The Jussi Björling Society was founded on January 7, 1989. Its task is to promote interest in and spread knowledge about Jussi Björling, his vocal art, life and career.

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Jussi Favourites of the Board Members

Hans Thunström presents his favourite recording.

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The former Jussi

Björling Museum

Jussi Björling Museet

The museum officially closed on January 1, 2021 and is now vacant. We hope that it will later be replaced by a museum in another location.