Sejr Volmer-Sørensen

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Sejr Volmer-Sørensen
Born (1914-02-07)7 February 1914
Kristianstad, Sweden
Origin Swedish/Danish
Died 11 May 1982(1982-05-11) (aged 68)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Genres Various
Occupations Lyricists
Actor
Director
TV Host
Years active 1932–1982

Sejr Volmer-Sørensen (1914-1982) was a Danish lyricists, actor, director and TV host. He was known as Volmer-Sørensen and Win Volmer-Sørensen.

Born in Kristianstad, Volmer-Sørensen was adopted by a family of leather merchants. In 1932, he graduated and moved to Paris to train as a pianist and made his debut as a musician at the 1934 Tivoli Concert. In 1950 he joined the Danish broadcaster Danmark Radio, where he became a popular radio and television host, on such shows as Telefonen ringer and På'en igen which he co-hosted with Christian Arhoff. He also hosted the first five Dansk Melodi Grand Prix (Trials for the Eurovision Song Contest).

He wrote the lyrics for the winning Eurovision song Dansevise which was sung by Grethe and Jørgen Ingmann.

In 1968 he married actress Grethe Sønck. He died in Copenhagen in 1982.

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