In 1833, he was accepted as a student at the Royal Dramatic Theatre. From 1842-1850, he was employed at Nya Teatern. He was the director of the Stjernström theater Company in 1850-54, director of the Mindre Teatern in Stockholm in 1854-63, and the founder and manager of the Nya Teatern in 1875-77. He played a significant role in 19th-century theatre in both Sweden, where his theater company was regarded to be one of the most prestigious, as well as in Finland, where his theater company was given theatre monopoly to perform in 1850-53.
- Georg Nordensvan (1918). Svensk teater och svenska skådespelare från Gustav III till våra dagar, Andra bandet, 1842-1918.. Stockholm: Albert Bonniers Boktryckeri. ISBN 91-85605-09-3