Respected musician whose successful concert career took him to Scandinavia, Germany, Belgium, Russia, China, and the United States.
His education primarily took place in three different cities: Oslo, Paris, and London.
He was awarded the 1967 first prize by the Conservatoire de Paris.
His family noticed his talent early on. He made his professional debut in Oslo by age 17.
He and fellow Norwegian Vigleik Storaas were contemporaries.