Swedish tenor. He studied singing with Haldis Ingebjart in Stockholm, the with Hartha Dehmlow in Berlin. Made his debut as Cavaradossi (Tosca) in Stettin, in 1930. He sang at Chemnitz in 1932/33 then in Frankfurt between 1933 -1935. He then moved to Dresden where was based for the next 8 years. He first sang at Covent Garden in 1935 where he remained a firm favourite, noted for his reliability until the outbreak of WW11.