Doctor of Philosophy, Stockholm University, 1967.
Researcher Child Language Research Institute, Stockholm, 1970-1978. Assistant professor department Scandinavian languages Stockholm University, since 1981. Consultant Research Council Norway, Oslo, 1982.
Member of Sällskapet for renässans - coh barockstudier, S, Swedish Society Eighteenth Century Studies.
Married Birgit Agneta, March 25, 1972. Children: Per, Johan.