Martin Wirén, the man behind the artist Bear Garden, is a many times rewarded composer and
saxophonist with scholarships such as the Swedish STIM award and The Royal Swedish Academy of
Music award on his personal record. On request from the Swedish Nobel Prize Museum he is also
known for his musical interpretation of the Nobel Prize winner in literature 2016, Bob Dylan.
Born in the small town of Gällivare in northern Sweden, Wirén was introduced to the saxophone at
an early age. Spending the two first decades of his life in the garage of his family home practicing
the horn, he later moved to Stockholm to attend The Royal College of Music