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Old 04-24-2003, 05:43 PM
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King Carl Gustaf & Silvia Sommerlath's Pre-Wedding Ball in 1976

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Does anyone have pics of the pre-wedding ball given in honor of King Carl Gustav and Silvia Sommerlath? I have just 2 pics and am hoping that there are more out there. Silvia really looked lovely.
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Old 04-29-2003, 01:26 AM
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Old 04-29-2003, 01:17 PM
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Silvia Sommerlath looks like a well known actress from 20-25 years ago but I can't seem to recall which one -- maybe Lindsey Wagner or Katherine Ross?
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Old 04-29-2003, 05:55 PM
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She looks like Natalie Wood to me.
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Old 08-29-2003, 01:16 PM
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is this the first time she wore a Tiara?
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Old 08-29-2003, 02:37 PM
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You're right she does look a bit like Lindsey Wagner... especially when she was doing The Bionic Woman..




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Old 08-30-2003, 12:52 AM
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Natalie Wood of the early 70s as well.
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thank you so much for the pictures to bad there is not more...

I actully saw a clip from this gala it was with ABBA singing Dancing Queen
Agneta and Frida wore 1800/1900 century dresses..... Silvia looked great..
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Old 04-20-2004, 05:42 AM
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from the pre wedding ball
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they got married 1876 this day
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photos of abba singing dancing queen at the gala

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Silvia Sommerlath looks like a well known actress from 20-25 years ago but I can't seem to recall which one -- maybe Lindsey Wagner or Katherine Ross?
Katherine Ross.
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Old 10-13-2005, 11:17 PM
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photos of abba singing dancing queen at the gala
I heard somewhere that ABBA wrote the song "Dancing Queen" for the wedding of Carl Gustaf and Silvia...does anyone know if this is true?
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Hello Lyle,
yes, I think it is true. I read it in a german biography about Silvia.
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Old 10-14-2005, 05:09 AM
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they got married 1876 this day
Wow, that would make a granite wedding? Well, it seems rock solid anyway :p !

I wondered if there were more pictures of the guests and if there is a guestlist of the royals who atended the weddingparty/ wedding?
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Old 10-17-2005, 06:09 PM
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I heard somewhere that ABBA wrote the song "Dancing Queen" for the wedding of Carl Gustaf and Silvia...does anyone know if this is true?
I don´t think that they wrote Dancing Queen for that occasion, but it was the first time that it was performed. By the way can you imagine some of the big music stars of today do such a thing, i mean perform in such outfits to match the rest of the programe?? I don´t think there would be many who would do that, they are to worried about their reputation.:p
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Hi, Queen Silvia was amazing in the pictures i have seen, she was (and is a spectacularly beautiful woman. As to ABBA singing and dressing up in the old fashioned costumes, I read that they were extremely honoured to do so and that it was the very first time a rock or pop act had ever been asked to perform for a Swedish monarch. Dancing Queen had been written and recorded about six months before. Bjorn said in an interview that `if you have a song called Dancing Queen you sing it for your future Queen on the eve of her wedding`. Queen Silvia was said to adore the song and regarded it as a special present for her. Ive said it before and i will say it again ABBA were (and still are) the very best.
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does anyone have pics of the young Silvia?
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does anyone have pics of the young Silvia?
Please look at this thread in the Swedish forums for pictures of Silvia before she became Queen of Sweden.
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