Per Gessle

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Per Håkan Gessle (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈpæːr ˈhôːkan ˈɡɛ̂sːlɛ] (listen); born 12 January 1959) is a Swedish singer, songwriter and guitarist. He is best known as the male half and primary songwriter of the Swedish pop rock duo Roxette, which he formed with Marie Fredriksson in 1986 and which was disbanded after her death in 2019. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Per Gessle has received more than 1,160,335 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Per Gessle is the 279th most popular musician (up from 361st in 2019), the 200th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 235th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Musician.

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  • 34

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  • 8.29

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  • 2.40

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Among musicians, Per Gessle ranks 279 out of 2,662Before him are Émile Waldteufel, Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmüller, Roger Daltrey, Sidney Bechet, Nick Cave, and Beck. After him are Clara Haskil, Alan Parsons,, Dave Mustaine, Tiësto, and Ornette Coleman.

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Among people born in 1959, Per Gessle ranks 42Before him are Gerhard Berger, Ramón Díaz, Christian Wulff, Guy Parmelin, Michel Preud'homme, and Kelly Lynch. After him are Mauricio Macri, Rigoberta Menchú, Sade, Anne Hidalgo, Victoria Abril, and Rosanna Arquette.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Per Gessle ranks 200 out of 1,612Before him are Lars Levi Laestadius (1800), Gideon Sundback (1880), Maj Sjöwall (1935), Mats Wilander (1964), Nicolai Gedda (1925), and Johan Gottlieb Gahn (1745). After him are Sigvard Bernadotte (1907), Axel Fredrik Cronstedt (1722), Stig Dagerman (1923), Carl Bildt (1949), Stig Anderson (1931), and Yngwie Malmsteen (1963).

Among MUSICIANS In Sweden

Among musicians born in Sweden, Per Gessle ranks 4Before him are Björn Ulvaeus (1945), Benny Andersson (1946), and Franz Berwald (1796). After him are Stig Anderson (1931), Yngwie Malmsteen (1963), Carl Michael Bellman (1740), Mikkey Dee (1963), Avicii (1989), Jan Johansson (1931), Eric Ericson (1918), and Åse Kleveland (1949).

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