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Anni-Frid Lyngstad
Dowager Princess of Reuss
Dowager Countess of Plauen
Anni-Frid Lyngstad, May 2013.jpg
Lyngstad during the opening of ABBA: The Museum, 6 May 2013
Born Anni-Frid Synni Lyngstad
15 November 1945 (1945-11-15) (age 75)
Bjørkåsen, Ballangen, Norway
Ragnar Fredriksson
(m. 1964; div. 1970)

Benny Andersson
(m. 1978; div. 1981)

Prince Heinrich Ruzzo Reuss of Plauen
(m. 1992; his death 1999)
  • Hans Fredriksson
  • Ann Lise-Lotte Fredriksson
House Reuss (by marriage)
Father Alfred Haase
Mother Synni Lyngstad
Occupation Singer, songwriter, environmentalist
Musical career
Also known as Frida
Origin Torshälla, Eskilstuna, Sweden
Years active
  • 1967–1984 (as solo artist)
  • 1972–1982, 2018-present (as ABBA Member)
  • 1996–1999 (as solo artist)
  • 1987–present (as guest singer)
  • His Master's Voice (1967)
  • Columbia (EMI) (1968–1972)
  • Polar (1972–1984)
  • Anderson (1996)
Associated acts

Anni-Frid Synni, Dowager Princess Reuss of Plauen (Lyngstad, born 15 November 1945), commonly known as Frida Lyngstad, or just by the mononym, Frida, is a Norwegian-born Swedish singer-songwriter, and environmentalist. She is best known as one of the lead singers of the Swedish pop band ABBA.

In 1996, Lyngstad recorded her final album in Swedish, Djupa andetag (Deep Breaths), released by Anderson Records, before retiring from music.

In 1992, Lyngstad married Heinrich Ruzzo, Prince Reuss of Plauen, who was a prince of the former sovereign House of Reuss. Heinrich died of lymphoma in 1999.

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