The Life and Career of Jussi


THIS BIOGRAPHY is compiled by Harald Henrysson, “Professor of Jussicology”, founder of the Jussi Björling Museum in Borlänge and its curator 1994 – 2009. He has published a comprehensive discography on Jussi Björling and written a large number of articles on the topic. Harald Henrysson was also one of the founding fathers of The Jussi Björling Society and was its first president.

Read Jussi´s biography here


IN JACOB FORSELL'S pictorial biography, Jussi - Sången, Människan, Bilderna, only in Swedish, you can find a page with Jussi's genealogy.
Click the picture and turn two pages in the pictorial biography and you will find Jussi's genealogy, the headlines in Swedish.


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.

More about The Society

Join the Society

HERE you can quickly become a member of The Jussi Björling Society. You will receive our magazine, newsletters and invitations to events and gatherings. The annual fee for 2022 is 275 SEK.

More about the membership

Welcome to the American and British Jussi Björling Societies 


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Jussi Favourites of the Board Members

Hans Thunström presents his favourite recording.

Read about and listen to the favourite

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.