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Morten Harket

Norwegian Musician
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Born Sep 14, 1959

Morten Harket is a Norwegian musician, best known as the lead singer of the Norwegian synthpop/rock band A-ha, which released nine studio albums and topped the charts in several countries after their breakthrough hit "Take on Me" in 1985. A-ha disbanded in 2010. Harket has also released four solo albums. Before joining A-ha in 1982, Harket appeared on the Oslo club scene as the singer for blues outfit Souldier Blue. He is awesome!… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1959 Birth Born on September 14, 1959.

TWENTIES

1982 22 Years Old Before joining A-ha in 1982, Harket had appeared on the Oslo club scene as the singer for blues outfit Souldier Blue. … Read More
1989 29 Years Old Harket has three children with his ex-wife Camilla Malmqvist Harket, to whom he was married between 11 February 1989 and 1998: Jakob Oscar Martinus Malmqvist Harket (b. 14 May 1989), Jonathan Henning Adler Malmquist Harket (b. 30 December 1990), and Anna Katharina Tomine Malmquist Harket (b. 14 April 1993, she uses Tomine as her first name). … Read More

THIRTIES

1993 33 Years Old Before Morten joined Pål and Magne, he was the lead singer of a soul band called "Souldier Blue"; but earlier he was his church's chief choir. In 1993, Harket performed a cover of "Can't Take My Eyes Off You" by Crewe/Gaudio on the Coneheads movie soundtrack in 1993.
1994 34 Years Old After A-ha went on a hiatus in 1994, Harket pursued a solo career, and has so far released six studio albums.
1995 35 Years Old Two of those albums were sung in Norwegian, but his 1995 album, Wild Seed, became more of an international success because of its English lyrics. … Read More

FORTIES

2008 48 Years Old Harket released another solo album, Letter from Egypt, on 28 May 2008 via Universal Records Germany.
2009 49 Years Old 1 More Event
…  The band's last studio album before their split, Foot of the Mountain, was released in the spring of 2009. … Read More

FIFTIES

2012 52 Years Old 1 More Event
In April 2012 Harket released his new solo album, Out of My Hands in both Norway and Germany, and on 14 May in the UK..
2014 54 Years Old In April 2014, Harket released his sixth album titled "Brother". … Read More
2015 55 Years Old …  In 2015, after each member pursued his own artistic path, a-ha reunited to produce a new album, "Cast In Steel", and perform a world tour, kicking off at "Rock in Rio" in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on 27 September 2015. … Read More
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