Gustav Lorentzen (left) and Øystein Dolmen (right) during a Knutsen & Ludvigsen concert in Oslo, 2006.
|Also known as||Ludvigsen|
28 September 1947|
|Died||21 April 2010
Outside Bergen, Norway
|Genres||Pop, children's songs, humour|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, songwriter, record producer, author|
|Instruments||Guitar, vocals, bass guitar, drums, piano,accordion|
|Associated acts||Knutsen & Ludvigsen, Øystein Dolmen|
Gustav Lorentzen (28 September 1947 – 21 April 2010), also known by his stage name Ludvigsen, was a Norwegian singer-songwriter, best known from being half of the successful duo Knutsen & Ludvigsen, alongside Øystein "Knutsen" Dolmen. He went solo in 1986, winning four Spellemann awards and one nomination for his 5 albums.
From 1997 until his death, Lorentzen collaborated with the psychologist Magne Raundalen, creating a therapeutic program for traumatized children, mainly victims of wars. He was also a UNICEF Ambassador since 1993.
- Krokfjord, Torgeir P.; Christian Bråtebekken (21 April 2010). "Gustav Lorentzen er død". Dagbladet (in Norwegian). Retrieved 29 April 2010.
- "Ludvigsens revansj". Dagbladet (in Norwegian). 12 August 2006. Retrieved 6 March 2010.
- "Lorentzen, Gustav". Norsk pop & rock-leksikon (in Norwegian). Vega Forlag. 2005. Retrieved 6 March 2010.
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