Olle Widestrand

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Olle Widestrand
Born(1932-07-09)July 9, 1932
DiedMarch 25, 2018(2018-03-25) (aged 85)
Jönköping, Sweden
Genreschildren's songs, Christian hymns
Occupation(s)parish-musician, teacher, composer

John Olof "Olle" Widestrand (9 July 1932 – 25 March 2018), was a Swedish parish-musician, teacher and composer. He is represented in Den svenska psalmboken 1986 with two works (number 61 and 90) and several other hymnals with one hymn. He has written several children's songs and published songbooks and educational materials for schools.[1] He lived in the town of Jönköping until his death.