Stan Hasselgard's background
Åke Hasselgård was born in Sundsvall, a town some 50 kilometers north of Stockholm, on October 4, 1922. He was a clever boy, who sailed through school and continued to a high school in Uppsala in 1939. From there, he went straight to the Uppsala University where he graduated in English and art history in 1947.
October 4, 1922 born in Sundsvall, family later moves to Bollnäs