Henriksson was born in Dalarna in 1945 but grew up in Stockholm.
Early on, he was considered to be a musical wonder child and after studying at the music conservatory in Heidelberg and under Professor Hans Leygraf, he got a job at the record company EMI in charge of the classic record release.
The music industry career accelerated in the 1960s when he worked as technician, musician, singer, songwriter and producer of songwriters and musicians to bands such as The Shanes, The Red Squares, Horanges fom Dalecarlia, Mascots, Tom & Mick, Hounds and others.
At the end of 1966, he also took Tages under his umbrella, which was when his legendary status began to be built seriously. In 1967 he had a total of 27 Swedish number one list hits, with Tages or other bands.
He was a studio musician on Agnetha Fältskog's first LP.
From 1969 to 1972, he worked for Beatles producer George Martin in the Abbey Road studio in London along with bands like Quatermass, Jericho, King Crimson, Ginhouse, Episode Six, Life and Pink Fairies.
Together with the songwriter Roger Cook and Roger Greenaway, he was also behind some of the early 70's internationally most popular songs, such as "My Baby Loves Lovin" with White Plains and "Only One Woman" with The Marbles.
He sang backing vocals on Elton John's "Take Me To The Pilot".
He performed music projects such as Sommarfilosoferna (1970), Baltik (1973) and Ablution (1974)
In 1975 he started his collaboration with Magnus Uggla. Together they have written many of Uggla's songs like "Varning på stan", "4 sekunder", "Jag mår illa" and "Kung för en dag". Both worked together from 1975 onwards.
He has made several contributions to the Melodifestivalen, and has been the chapel master on three occasions. He was also a chapel master on the Måndagsbörsen TV show and has made over 250 television programs.
He made the signature tune for "Björnes magasin" and other film and advertisement music, and the jingle to the Ski World Cup in Falun 1993, based on "Hjortnäslåten". Together with Björn Skifs he made a song for Leksand IF.
Anders Henriksson became 71 years old.