Flemming Jørgensen

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Flemming Jørgensen
Bamse performing at Langelandsfestivalen 2006
Bamse performing at Langelandsfestivalen 2006
Background information
Birth name Flemming Duun Jørgensen
Also known as Bamse
Born (1947-02-07)7 February 1947
Randers, Denmark
Died 1 January 2011(2011-01-01) (aged 63)
Egå, Denmark
Genres Pop music
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, musician
Instruments Bass guitar
Associated acts Bamses Venner
Website bamsesvenner.dk

Flemming "Bamse" Duun Jørgensen (7 February 1947 – 1 January 2011) was a Danish pop singer and actor, best known as lead singer of the band Bamses Venner (Teddy (Bear)'s Friends). During the recent years he also released some solo albums, the latest being Tæt på (Close-up) from 2010. Bamse was part of the Danish music scene for more than 35 years, and sold more than 3.5 million albums.[1]

Flemming "Bamse" Jørgensen occasionally worked as an actor and in 1986 he received a Robert Award for best male supporting actor of the year in the movie Ofelia kommer til byen (Ophelia comes to town).[2] Flemming "Bamse" Jørgensen died a month before his 64th birthday in the early hours of New Year's Day 2011 of a cardiac arrest in his home in Egå, a suburb to Aarhus.[2][3]

Discography[edit]

With Bamses Venner[edit]

Refer to discography at Bamses Venner

Solo[edit]

  • Din sang (1977)
  • Solen skinner (1979)
  • Lige nu (1987)
  • 1988 (1988)
  • Lidt for mig selv (1994)
  • Jul på Vimmersvej (1995)
  • Stand By Me (1999)
  • Always on My Mind (2001)
  • Be My Guest (2005)
  • Love Me Tender (2007)
  • Tæt på (2010)
  • De store og de gemte (2011)
Live
  • Bamse Live I (1980)
  • Bamse Live II (1980)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blak, Poul (1 January 2011). "Portræt: Vennernes Bamse" (in Danish). Jyllands-Posten. Retrieved 1 January 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Christensen, Uffe (1 January 2011). "En musikkens arbejdsmand er død" (in Danish). Jyllands-Posten. Retrieved 1 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "Musikeren Flemming Bamse er død – Danmark". Ritzau (in Danish). Berlingske Tidende. 1 January 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2011. 

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