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Benny or Bennie is a given name or a shortened version of the given name Benjamin Benjamin () was the last-born of Jacob's thirteen children (12 sons and one daughter), and the second and last son of Rachel in Jewish, Christian and Islamic tradition. He was the progenitor of the Israelite The Israelites (; he, בני ... or, less commonly, Benedict, Bennett, Bernice, Ebenezer or Bernard Bernard ('' Bernhard'') is a French and West Germanic masculine given name. The name is attested from at least the 9th century. West Germanic ''Bernhard'' is composed from the two elements ''bern'' "bear" and ''hard'' "brave, hardy". Its native .... People Bennie Given name * Bennie M. Bunn (1907–1943), American Marine officer, Navy Cross recipient *Bennie Cunningham (born 1954), American retired National Football League player * Bennie Daniels (born 1932), American former Major League Baseball pitcher * Bennie L. Davis (1928–2012), United States Air Force general and comm ...
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Benny Andersson
Göran Bror Benny Andersson (; born 16 December 1946) is a Swedes, Swedish musician, composer, producer, member of the Swedish music group ABBA, and co-composer of the musicals ''Chess (musical), Chess'', ''Kristina från Duvemåla'', and ''Mamma Mia!''. For the Mamma Mia! (film), 2008 film version of ''Mamma Mia!'' and its 2018 sequel, ''Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again'', he worked also as an executive producer. Since 2001, he has been active with his own band Benny Anderssons orkester. Early life Göran Bror Benny Andersson was born in the Vasastan, Stockholm, Vasastan district of Stockholm to civil engineer Gösta Andersson (1912–1973) and his wife Laila (1920–1971). His sister Eva-Lis Andersson followed in 1948. Andersson's musical background comes from his father and grandfather (Efraim); they both enjoyed playing the accordion, and at six, Benny got his own. His father and grandfather taught him Swedish folk music, traditional music, and schlager. The first records Benny ...
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