Morten Harket, one of A-ha’s iconic Norwegian singers, is currently suffering from acute laryngitis – an illness which could severely hinder his musical career due to his special and powerful voice. This setback has proved devastatingly detrimental.
Morten Harket was born in Asker, Norway on September 14, 1969 and became well known through A-ha’s internationally acclaimed hit single “Take On Me”. Over eleven studio albums released during that period.
Morten Harket’s success extends far beyond A-ha: since beginning music at such an early age with Oslo blues band Souldier Blue at age 15, Morten has gone on to release six solo albums under his own name and become one of their leading forces – making the group internationally popular due to Morten’s captivating vocals and catchy melodies.
King Harald recognized Harket’s contributions to Norwegian music and international success with him being awarded Knight First Class of Order of St Olav by him being awarded this title by him.
Early life and musical influences
Harket was raised by Reidar, a chief doctor at a hospital and Henny, an economics teacher. Musically exposed, Harket found inspiration from artists including Jimi Hendrix, Queen, Uriah Heep and Simon and Garfunkel – along with Johnny Cash, Simon & Garfunkel David Bowie and James Brown among many more.
Harket has always had a love of music since his childhood days. Beginning piano lessons when he was four, but discontinuing them due to poor practice habits quickly thereafter; his experiences here helped shape his path into music industry career.
Morten Harket and His Battle With Laryngitis
A celebrated singer has been diagnosed with laryngitis – an inflammation of vocal chords and larynx that severely restricts performance – which requires rest for full recovery. Morten Harket must follow medical advice in order to recover.
Harket took to Instagram to thank his fans and express his regret at not being able to perform, emphasizing that rest is key for healing purposes while promising all necessary measures against illness.
Legacy and Career Highlights
A-ha is estimated to have sold more than 60 million albums and 20 million singles globally since they first burst onto the scene as one-hit wonders in America. Morten Harket reportedly estimated his net worth as $60 Million due to this success which contributed significantly.
Harket has shown his musical talent throughout his career with A-ha and as a solo artist, and is considered one of Norway’s top musicians. Devoted to his fans and focused on recovery despite illness, Harket remains dedicated to them both.
Morten Harket had numerous relationships in his lifetime. He shared three children with Camilla Malmquist before going on to have two additional ones with Anne Mette Undlien and Inez Andersen following their separation.
Morten Harket seems to be unmarried at present; nonetheless he remains one of music’s major figures with timeless appeal and talent spanning an impressive career.
Morten Harket recently had to cancel several concerts due to laryngitis; despite this setback he remains dedicated and focused on his recovery, showing strength as an iconic Norwegian musician icon.