Sebastian (Danish singer)

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Sebastian
Eivør in Tønder 25 august 2006 0165.jpg
Sebastian performing with Eivør Pálsdóttir at the 2006 Tønder Festival.
Background information
Birth name Knud Torben Grabow Christensen
Also known as Sebastian
Born (1949-12-19) December 19, 1949 (age 65)
Origin Sønderborg, Denmark
Genres Rock, pop
Occupation(s) Musician, singer-songwriter
Instruments Acoustic guitar
Years active 1966–present
Website www.sebastian.info

Knud Torben Christensen better known by his stage name Sebastian was born as on December 19, 1949. He is a Danish singer, guitarist and composer. Starting as a musician in the late 1960s he is still active and very popular. So far his career has spanned four decades. Having worked in the folk genre, he has become one of the most prominent pop/rock musicians in Denmark and has scored numerous films and plays. Since the 1990s he has primarily worked with Danish musicals, with great success.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • The Goddess (1971)
  • Den store flugt (1972)
  • Over havet under himlen (1973)
  • Blød lykke (1974)
  • Gøgleren, Anton og de andre (1975)
  • Måske ku' vi (1976)
  • Ulvehøjen (1977)
  • Ikke alene Danmark (1978)
  • Tiderne skifter (1979)
  • Cirkus fantastica (1979)
  • Nattergalen (1980)
  • Stjerne til støv (1981)
  • 80'ernes boheme (1983)
  • Tusind og een nat (1984)
  • Skatteøen (1986)
  • På vulkaner (1987)
  • Det gode menneske fra Sezuan (1988)
  • Et eventyr (1989)
  • Piratpladen (1990)
  • Miraklernes tid (1990)
  • Ronja Røverdatter (1991)
  • Gøngehøvdingen (1992)
  • Cyrano (1993)
  • Aladdin (1995)
  • Hans Christian Andersen (1996)
  • Pippi (1998)
  • Den nye Cyrano (2000)
  • Klokkeren fra Notre Dame (2002)
  • Øjeblikkets Mester (2011)
  • I Danmark er jeg født (2012)
  • Hodja fra pjort- Sangene (2014)

Compilation albums[edit]

  • Grænseløs Greatest (1999)

Cinema[edit]

Works by Sebastian appear in these films:

  • 1973 Rapportpigen
  • 1976 Måske ku' vi
  • 1978 Du er ikke alene
  • 1980 Krigernes børn
  • 1983 De uanstændige
  • 1984 Hodja fra Pjort
  • 1999 Klinkevals
  • 2000 Juliane Jensen

Television[edit]

Works by Sebastian appear in these television series:

  • 1984 Øbberbøv (Title Song)
  • 1987 Nana (Title Song)
  • 1992 Gøngehøvdingen (Film music)
  • 1998 Vip & Victor (Introduction)
  • 2001 Klinkevalsen (Film music)

Live / Compilation albums[edit]

  • First Time Around
  • Når lyset bryder frem
  • Flyv lykkefugl
  • Her er en sang & 20 andre
  • 26 hits
  • Den danske sang
  • De-ja-vu
  • Hjerternes sange, roser & torne - 75 bedste sange (The best 75 songs) (4-cd box)
  • Romeoserenader
  • Sebastian & Band - Live
  • Sebastian i Montmatre - Live
  • Sebastian (Norwegian version of Ulvehøjen)
  • Skatteøen
  • Pippi
  • Skatten på Sjørøverøya - Norwegian artist
  • Ronja Røverdatter - Iceland - Icelandian artist
  • Ronja Røverdatter - Norwegian - Norwegian artist
  • Cyrano
  • Pippi - Israel - Israeli artister
  • Pippi - Spain - Spanish artist

Albums released in cooperation of another artist[edit]

  • Lis Sørensen: Stille før storm, Fuld af nattens stjerner, Hjerternes sang, Dyndkongens datter
  • Sissel Kyrkjebø: Vårvise, Grænseløs
  • Marianne Mortensen: Så blidt til stede, Kærlighedens veje
  • Majbritte Ulrikkeholm: Verdens stærkeste pige, Tingfindersangen
  • Susanne Elmark: Klinkevals
  • Lone Kellerman: Den sidste vals
  • Flemming Bamse Jørgensen: De engelske dyder, Piratsangen
  • Lars H.U.G: Det sorte tegn, Rose
  • Steffen Brandt: Find ham, Kling og Klang
  • Eddie Skoller: Pruttesangen
  • Søs Fenger: Naboerne, Ulvesangen.
  • Michael Falch: Brødre skal vi dele
  • Peter Thorup: Den flyvende hollænder
  • Michael Bundesen: Mattissang
  • Rebekka Bruel: Kom hjem til mig
  • Blå Øjne: Romeo

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