Ivar Antonsen

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Birthday
16, 1946
Birthplace
Norway
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
16, 1946 (age 73)
Birthplace
Norway

About

Jazz artist who became known after debuting in Oslo in 1967 alongside Jan Garbarek and Palle Mikkelborg.

Before Fame

He began the Ivar Antonsen Trio in the late 1960s with Espen Rud and Terje Venaas alternating on drums.

Trivia

He was a professor at California State University from 1995 until 2004.

Family Life

His family encouraged his musical ambitions early on, and he began playing the organ and accordion while he was still young.

Associated With

He was inspired by Igor Stravinsky's and Johann Sebastian Bach's compositional models.