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.



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BORLÄNGE  is the place where Jussi Björling was born. Here is also his own museum, the only Björling Museum in the world. "Of all singers' museums, this is the best", accordning to the late John Steane, noted British music critic.


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