The Prize

THE BOARD ANNALY ELECTS, on the assumption that there are qualified candidates, one or two recipients of the Prize of The Jussi Björling Society.

A meritorious person can be either of:

  • Nordic tenor studying singing or at the beginning of his career. He shall also be invited, if possible, to appear at a public concert
  • Nordic person who has promoted knowledge about or interest in the life and art of Jussi Björling

The prize was instituted in 2008.


2008  Mats Carlsson, tenor, listen here

2009  No prize

2010 Nils Olsson, tenor, listen here 

2011  Harald Henrysson och Roger Alderstrand 

2012  Joachim Bäckström, tenor, listen here

2013 Christian Juslin, tenor, listen here

2014 Daniel Johansson, tenor, listen here

2015 Markus Pettersson, tenor, listen here

2016 Ole Aleksander Bang, listen here

2017 Bror Magnus Tödenes, listen here

2018 none awarded

2019 Per Lindström

2021 Tim Augustin







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 


Please click the banner.



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.