Sven Libaek was born in Norway in 1938 and currently resides in a suburb of Sydney, Australia. Sven trained as an actor and musician as a youth and is a graduate of the Juilliard School of Music in New York City.
In the early 1960’s Sven selected Australia to be his home and began a professional career of music production and music publishing associated with CBS Records (Australia). In the later 1960’s Sven began his freelance career as a composer, arranger, conductor and producer.
In 1977 Sven was working from North Hollywood, California on projects of scoring for Hanna-Barbara animated productions, orchestrations associated with Lionel Richie and Neil Diamond and was retained as an additional Music Director for Starborne.
The recordings that Sven supervised for Starborne were made in Sydney, Australia.