Povel Ramel

Povel Ramel

swedish, jazz, singer-songwriter, seen live, humour

Baron Povel Ramel (born 1 June 1922, dead 5 June 2007) was a Swedish entertainer. He was a singer, pianist, vaudeville artist, composer, and songwriter, and has written over 1,000 songs. Ramel's songs are noted for their humor and drastic wordplay. He has written a few songs in English, including "The Sukiyaki Syndrome", about a visit in a Japanese restaurant. His first hit was in 1944 with his song "Johanssons boogie-woogie-vals" (Johansson's boogie woogie waltz).