Gustav Lorentzen (28 September 1947 – 21 April 2010), also known by his stage name Ludvigsen, was a Norwegian singer-songwriter, best known from being half of the successful duo Knutsen & Ludvigsen, alongside Øystein "Knutsen" Dolmen.
He went solo in 1986, winning four Spellemann awards and one nomination for his 5 albums.
In addition to music, Lorentzen made several TV series and books, mostly intended for children.
He also had a degree in acoustics from the Norwegian Institute of Technology.
From 1997 until his death, Lorentzen collaborated with the psychologist Magne Raundalen, creating a therapeutic program for traumatized children, mainly victims of wars.
He was also a UNICEF Ambassador since 1993.On 21 April 2010, Lorentzen collapsed during an orienteering competition outside of Bergen and went into cardiac arrest.