Torben Schousboe (October 6, 1937-December 9, 2017 Odense) was a Danish music researcher and writer. After completing organ studies in 1960, he graduated from Copenhagen University, where he taught from 1972 to 1996. He is known above all for his work on Carl Nielsen. In 1983 he published, in collaboration with Nielsen's daughter Irmelin Eggert Møller, the composer's diaries and correspondence with his wife Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen.
Schousboe was organist and cantor in Copenhagen's Emdrup Church from its opening in 1961 until 1996. He taught at the University of Copenhagen's Musicology Institute, specializing in the history of music and music theory. He catalogued the works of Carl Nielsen in collaboration with Dan Fog: Carl Nielsen: Kompositioner, en bibliografi (1965).
Carl August Nielsen was a Danish composer, conductor and violinist, widely recognized as his country's most prominent composer.
Torben Ulrich is a Danish writer, musician, filmmaker, painter, director, performer, and former professional tennis player. He is the father of Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich.
Symphony No. 4, Op. 29, FS 76, also known as "The Inextinguishable", was completed by Danish composer Carl Nielsen in 1916. Composed against the backdrop of the First World War, this symphony is among the most dramatic that Nielsen wrote, featuring a "battle" between two sets of timpani.
Saul og David is the first of the two operas by the Danish composer Carl Nielsen. The four-act libretto, by Einar Christiansen, tells the Biblical story of Saul's jealousy of the young David, taken from the Book of Samuel. The first performance was at the Royal Danish Theatre, Copenhagen, on 28 November 1902.
Frederiksberg is a part of the Capital Region of Denmark. It is formally an independent municipality, Frederiksberg Municipality, separate from Copenhagen Municipality, but both are a part of the City of Copenhagen. It occupies an area of less than 9 km2 and had a population of 103,192 in 2015.
Carl Nielsen's Helios Overture, Opus 17, is a concert overture which was first performed by the Royal Danish Orchestra, conducted by Johan Svendsen, on 8 October 1903 in the large hall of the Odd Fellows Mansion in Copenhagen.
Events from the year 1942 in Denmark.
The Danish Quartet is a name which has been carried by four Danish quartets:
Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen was a Danish sculptor. Her preferred themes were domestic animals and people, with an intense, naturalistic portrayal of movements and sentiments. She also depicted themes from Nordic mythology. She was "one of the first women to be taken seriously as a sculptor," a trend-setter in Danish art for most of her life. She was married to the Danish composer Carl Nielsen.
Carl Nielsen's Chaconne, Op. 32, is among the composer's most frequently played compositions for piano.
Carl Nielsen's String Quartet No. 2 in F minor or Quartet for Two Violins, Viola and Cello in F minor, Opus 5, was composed in 1890, partly in Denmark but mostly in Germany where the composer was travelling on a stipend. The second of Nielsen's four string quartets in the official series, it was first performed privately for Joseph Joachim on 18 November 1890 at the Hochschule für Ausübende Tonkunst in Berlin.
The Carl Nielsen Museum is a museum in Odense, Denmark. The museum is located as an extension on the northwestern side of the Odense Concert Hall.
Warm Guns were a Danish band formed in Aarhus in 1978 by Lars Muhl. Influenced by punk and new wave in the late seventies, the band was often compared to artists like Elvis Costello. Among the band's more well-known songs were "The Young Go First" and "Wonderkids".
Mermaid is a bronze sculpture designed by the Danish sculptor Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen, depicting a mermaid. The original bronze cast from 1921 is on display in the Danish National Gallery while another cast was installed at Christians Brygge outside the Royal Danish Library in Copenhagen in 2009. The original plaster model is owned by the Carl Nielsen Museum and is on display in the Funen Art Museum in Odense. Carl-Nielsen depicts her mermaid in a more dramatic pose than that of Edvard Eriksen's far more famous and nine years older Little Mermaid at Copenhagen's Langelinie promenade.
Anne Marie Frederikke Telmányi née Nielsen (1893–1983) was a Danish painter and writer. In addition to landscapes and mythological subjects, she is remembered in particular for her portraits of important figures of the times. Her writings include a biography of her mother, Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen, who was also an artist. Her father was the composer Carl Nielsen and husband was the Hungarian violinist Emil Telmányi.
The equestrian statue of Christian IX, overlooking Christiansborg Ridebane on Slotsholmen in Copenhagen, Denmark, was created by Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen. Unveiled in 1927, it was the first equestrian statue of a monarch created by a woman sculptor.
The Carl Nielsen Monument, located at the corner of Grønningen and Store Kongensgade in central Copenhagen, Denmark, is a monument to Danish composer Carl Nielsen created by his wife Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen. It depicts a young man playing pan-pipes on a wingless Pegasus and is also known as The Genius of Music. The original plaster model is owned by the Carl Nielsen Museum in Odense.
Radio24syv or just 24syv was a Danish public service radio station sending talk radio. The radio station was financed by public money through mandatory licence fees, but was privately owned by Berlingske Media and PeopleGroup. The public funding was followed by requirements about the types of programs the radio station should broadcast.
Den Gale Pose (DGP) is a Danish hip hop group, which started in the late 1980s and became successful in the late 1990s. The group was originally formed by Jesper Dahl ("Jokeren"), Nicholas Kvaran ("Coldhands"), Rasmus Berg ("B"), and Lasse Bavngaard.
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