Editorial

How old can one get?


HALMSTAD - Per turns 45 today. We know that normally the 30th, 40th, 50th, 60th … anniversaries are the ones that get special attention, but since 2003 has been such a great, special, amazing year for The Man, we just thought he deserved some special attention, and also remember other special moments in Per's life.



January 12, 1959 Per is born.

1978 First record ever - The "Billy" EP.

1979 Gyllene Tider's first single on EMI - "Flickorna på TV2".

1979 First #1 on the Swedish charts - "Flickorna på TV2".

1983 Per's first solo album, "Per Gessle" is released.

1986 Roxette is born, first single "Neverending Love" is released.

March 28, 1989 "The Look" goes #1 on Billboard and breaks Roxette worldwide.

1993 Roxette plays MTV Unplugged at Cirkus in Stockholm.

August 21, 1993 Per marries Åsa.

1996 Gyllene Tider reunites for Scandinavia's biggest tour ever.

1997 Per's first solo album in English, "The World According To…" is released.

August 5, 1997 Per and Åsa's son, Screamin' Lord G (Gabriel) is born.

June 16, 2003 Per releases "Mazarin" and creates a mass hysteria in Sweden.

2004 Gyllene Tider turns 25 years, a new album and a tour is in the pipeline.



A huge Happy Birthday, Per, from all of us at The Daily Roxette! Here's to many more!

This article was written for an earlier version of The Daily Roxette.
Technical errors may occur.

  ★ The author:
Thomas Evensson


  ★ Publishing date:

January 12th, 2004


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