Carl Johan "Loa" Falkman is a Swedish opera singer, actor and artist. He was appointed hovsångare by H.M. the King of Sweden in 2003. After studying music, Falkman made his first major performance on the Royal Swedish Opera in 1973. In Melodifestivalen 1990 (Swedish preselection contest for the Eurovision Song Contest), Falkman got the last place with his song "Symfonin" ("The Symphony"). He often plays pompous, vile characters like Wall-Enberg in Lilla Jönssonligan, Tillström in Newsmakers or Factory Owner Persson in Kronjuvelerna.