Esbjorn Svensson

 

 

 

Age: 44

 

Summary: Swedish jazz pianist whose band the Esbjorn Svensson Trio became world-renowned with their 2002 album Strange Place for Snow and won a string of jazz awards, including the Guinness Jazz in Europe Award and best international act in the BBC Jazz Awards, which it became the first European jazz band featured on the cover of Downbeat jazz magazine in the U.S. in 2005.

 

 

Cause of Death: Scuba-diving accident

 

Born: April 16, 1964

 

Died: June 14, 2008

 

Location: Stockholm, Sweden