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Carola Häggkvist

Carola Häggkvist was born September 8 1966 outside Stockholm, Sweden to parents Jan and Anita Häggkvist. 1983, at the age of 16, Carola represented Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest singing her breakthrough single "Främling" (Holm/Forsberg), and landed at #3 after Luxemburg and Isreal. Her debut album "Främling" (Mariann Music 1983) sold over ... See full bio »

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Known For

Melodifestivalen 2000
Melodifestivalen 2000 Herself - Host
The Eurovision Song Contest
The Eurovision Song Contest Herself - Swedish Entry: 1st Place
The Eurovision Song Contest
The Eurovision Song Contest Herself - Swedish Entry: 5th Place


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 2007 Torpedo (TV Mini-Series) (performer: "Främling" - as Carola)
 2006 Mirakel (performer: "Fångad av en stormvind")
 2006 En uppstoppad hund (TV Movie) (performer: "Främling" - as Carola)
 2006 The Eurovision Song Contest (TV Special) (lyrics: "Invincible") / (performer: "Invincible")
 2000 Livet är en schlager (performer: "Främling", "If Life Was a Song")
 1999 Noll tolerans (performer: "Stilla Natt", "God jul önskar vi er alla" - as Carola)
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Wins the Swedish finals of the Eurovision Song Contest. See more »

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2 Interviews | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Carola | Carola Søgaard


5' 6¼" (1.68 m)

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Became very famous in Sweden and Scandinavia after her performance in Eurosong in 1983 where she became no. 3. See more »

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