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
Occupations 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 (English: Teddy (Bear)'s Friends). During the recent years he also released some solo albums, the latest being Tæt på (English: 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 (English: 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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