Håkan Gessle was born in Halmstad on the 12th of January 1959.
Per started his first band "Grape Rock" in 1977,
which later got the name Gyllene
He released his first solo album in 1983, at the end of GT's career.
After his second solo album, he and his musician friend
Marie Fredriksson recorded some songs in English -for fun.
They called themselves
ROXETTE. The rest
is Music History.