- function: musician
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- WOMEX 2017
- WOMEX 2011
Lena Jonsson is a fiddler of the new generation of folkmusicians in Sweden.
She was brought up in Hälsingland, a region in the middle of Sweden and started playing the fiddle at the age of six. She has studied Swedish folkmusik performance at the Royal Music academy in Stockholm.
Lena is touring regurlarly in Sweden and Europe with her bands Duo Jonsson Coudroy, Skenet, Limbohofvet and as a solo artist. She is also a popular and inspirering teacher and has teached in the US, France and UK several times. The last years she has been rewarded with several prizes within the folkmusic genre in Sweden. Beside her bands, she also plays for dancing and for dance workshops in Swedish traditional dancing.