Karl Gerhard

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Karl Gerhard
Karl Gerhard in 1930.
Born Karl Emil Georg Johnson
(1891-04-14)14 April 1891
Stockholm, Sweden
Died 24 April 1964(1964-04-24) (aged 73)
Saltsjöbaden, Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Occupation Theater director, revue writer and actor
Spouse(s) Mary Johnson (m. 1913–20)
Valborg Geyron (m. 1922–30)
Brita Werner (m. 1930–36)
Children Maj-Catrine (1914–1964)
Per Gerhard (1924–2011)
Fatima Svendsen (1944–)

Karl Emil Georg Gerhard, until 1938 Karl Emil Georg Johnson (14 April 1891 - 22 April 1964) was a Swedish theater director, revue writer and actor. In 1938 he changed his surname to Gerhard and used the pseudonym Karl-Gerhard. Many of Karl Gerhard’s plays and songs are politically to the left, and during the 1930s and World War II, they contained clear anti-fascist statements.

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