Later, it also went platinum. This success was followed by a decade of concerts and popular shows all over the world. Viktor had nine more gold records as well as one platinum. In 1973 he played in the "comedy-humour-musical" Kofferten (Norwegian title), Ryck mig i vaskan (Swedish title), a co-operation between Sveriges Radio, BBC, YLE and NRK. However, by 1980 he was torn between beckoning world fame and his personal life.
He had driven himself to the verge of breakdown. He even considered a suicide. One night, right before Easter, he was ready to end his misery. At the last moment, he remembered how parents taught him to pray; he decided he would not lose anything if he asked God for help. Re-branding himself as a Gospel-singer, he turned his life around, this time to serve God through numerous Christian concerts.
Since then Viktor has turned to the spread of the Gospel. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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