Carl-Einar performing at Liseberg in July 2007
8 October 1969 |
Ale, Västra Götaland County
|Known for||Petri tårar, Herbert & Robert|
Häckner was born in Nol, Ale Municipality and raised in Gårdsten, Angered, a suburb of Gothenburg). He fell in love with magic during his early childhood years after he received a magic set. At the age of eleven he held his first public performance. He met up with Max Milton who became his mentor and influenced his artistic direction.
Häckner performed all across Sweden and abroad. He has performed in a long-running variety show at Liseberg in Gothenburg where acrobats and tightrope artists usually perform. The show has been running since 1996.
In 2009/10 Häckner starred in La Clique at the Roundhouse in Camden, London, England.
In December 2010, Häckner returned to the Roundhouse, Camden as part of his solo show Carl-Einar Häckner: Big in Sweden. He also appeared at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2013, and appeared on Good News Week in a guitar sketch.
- Carl-Einar Häckners official homepage
- Carl-Einar Häckner on Internet Movie Database
- Biography by Sveriges Magi-Arkiv (Swedish lang.)
- Carl-Einar Hackner at the Roundhouse
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