Related Information for Alice Babs Alice Babs (born Hildur Alice Nilsson; 26 January 1924 – 11 February 2014) was a singer and actress from Kalmar, Sweden. While she worked in a wide number of genres—Swedish folklore, Elizabethan songs, and opera—She was best known internationally as a jazz singer, and for being Sweden's first entrant in Eurovision singing in the Eurovision Song Contest 1958.After making her breakthrough in Swing it magistern (Swing It, Teacher!) (1940), she appeared in more than a dozen Swedish.. read more