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.
Tenor Bror Magnus Tödenes is awarded the Prize of the Jussi Björling Society for 2017.
The Prize Winner of 2016 is tenor Ole Aleksander Bolstad Bang. The prize will be presented to the winner by the Society’s Chairman Bengt Krantz during the "Jenny and Jussi Concert" at Skansen, Stockholm, on Saturday 6 August 2016.
2009 No prize
2011 Harald Henrysson och Roger Alderstrand