Brita Borg was a Swedish singer, actress and variety show artist. She began her career after winning a song competition organized by the magazine Vecko-Revyn in 1943. Two years later she formed the quartet Flickery Flies with Allan Johnansson, whom she later married.
In 1947, she began her long collaboration with famous Swedish variety performer and writer Povel Ramel was the prima donna of several versions of the Knäppupp variety show between 1952 and 1962. In 1962, she reached the peak of her career as a variety show artist with the number "Die Borg", parodying Swedish singers who made a career by catering to German audiences
In 1959, she represented her home country at Eurovision in Cannes with the song "Augustin", which finished in ninth place.
Post-Contest, her music career was on the decline but in 1969 Stig Anderson, Björn Ulvaeus, and Benny Andersson gave her a final hit with the song "Ljuva sextiotal", which stayed in the Swedish charts (Svensktoppen) for 20 weeks.
In the 1970s, she moved to Arvidsjaur with her new husband, policeman Stig Salomonsson, and thereafter was most active as an actress, appearing in musicals such as "Call Me Madam" in 1967 and as Annie Oakley in the musical "Annie Get Your Gun" in 1973. Henceforth she toured with Riksteatern in performances of "Christina Alexandra", "Fiddler on the Roof", "Ramel riket runt", and "The Threepenny Opera". Among her more important dramatic performances was her turn alongside Halvar Björk in Richard Hobert's televised play "Polskan och puckelryggen" from 1983.
She died at the age of 83 on 4 May 2010.