Known for his 1989 breakout album Och Stora Havet, this Swedish-born pop vocalist recorded such popular songs as "Tag" and "Vara Vanner." He was the 1988 recipient of a Swedish Grammis Award.
Early in his musical career, he played with local Swedish bands called Ampere and Fortune.
He recorded a track for a 1988 album dedicated to Dutch-born singer Cornelis Vreeswijk.
He was born in rural Norrbotten County, Sweden, to schoolteacher parents.
He was inspired and influenced by the work of English singer and songwriter Elvis Costello.