Gustav Lorentzen, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Gustav Lorentzen

Norwegian musician

Date of Birth: 28-Sep-1947

Place of Birth: Bergen, Hordaland, Norway

Date of Death: 21-Apr-2010

Profession: writer, singer, songwriter

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Libra


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About Gustav Lorentzen

  • 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.
  • He was pronounced dead a few minutes later.

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