Karl-Gerhard (Karl Gerhard Johnsson)

Search on Amazon


Stockholm, Sweden
Karl-Gerhard was born in Stockholm in 1891. He began as a touring stage actor and got to know many people in the Swedish theater and budding film business, but from around 1920 he switched to become a revue actor and producer in Stockholm. His literary and musical gifts and sense of style made him the leading revue producer of Stockholm, and he clearly felt influenced by the German cabaret tradition. During the thirties he was one of the leading persons in Stockholm showbiz and in a number of songs he responded to the Nazi challenge. Read more...