Per Ohlin

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Date of Birth January 16, 1969
Place of Birth Sweden
Date of Death Apr 8, 1991 (22)
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Per Yngve Ohlin, better known by his stage name Dead, and referred to by others as Pelle, was a Swedish heavy metal musician, best known as the vocalist and lyricist of the Norwegian black metal band Mayhem from 1988 until his death in 1991. He also performed as vocalist of the Swedish death metal band Morbid on their demo December Moon.

Birth name: Per Yngve Ohlin
Also known as: "Dead", "Pelle"
Born: Jan 16, 1969, Västerhaninge, Stockholm, Sweden
Died: Apr 8, 1991, Kråkstad, Norway
Genres: Black metal, death metal
Occupation(s): Musician
Instruments: Vocals, drums
Years active: 1986–1991
Associated acts: Mayhem, Morbid
IMDb: Per "Dead" Ohlin's IMDb

About Per Ohlin

Best remembered as the frontman of the popular Norwegian-based metal band Mayhem, he also established a short-lived Swedish group called Morbid. He performed under the stage name of "Dead."

Per Ohlin Before Fame

As a child, he was a victim of severe bullying; he nearly died when his spleen ruptured following an episode of physical violence.

Achievement of Per Ohlin

As a tragic conclusion to a life marked by an obsession with death, he committed suicide at the age of twenty-two.

Per Ohlin Family Life

He was born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden.

Associations of Per Ohlin

He and Mikael Akerfeldt were both well-known, Swedish-born death metal vocalists.

Information related to Per "Dead" Ohlin

  • Swedish heavy metal musicians
  • Suicides by firearm in Norway
  • Mayhem (band) members
  • Black metal singers
  • 20th-century Swedish singers
  • Singers who committed suicide
  • Singers from Stockholm
Latest information about Per Ohlin updated on April 18, 2021.

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