Sven is a Nord Bard that lives in Riverwood. He makes living by singing at the Sleeping Giant Inn every evening. He joined the Bard College and dropped, believing he got inherited talent to sing and needs no education. His mother, Hilde, keeps saying that the only good thing inherited from his father is his sweet voice.
Sven Lives with his mother in one house, and when not singing at the Inn he can be seen walking in the small town of Riverwood. He have a crush on Camilla Valerius the sister of Lucan Valerius, the local trader. However, there is a love triangle and another Wood Elf is involved called Faendal, who in turn is also loving Camilla.