Victor Borge

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Birthday
3, 1909
Birthplace
Copenhagen, Denmark
Death Date
Dec 23, 2000 (91)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
3, 1909
Birthplace
Copenhagen, Denmark
Death Date
Dec 23, 2000 (91)

About

Danish pianist and comedian known for his popular radio and television performances in both Europe and the United States. He recorded numerous music and comedy albums, including The Adventures of Piccolo, Saxie and Company and Comedy in Music.

Before Fame

A piano prodigy, he earned a scholarship to attend the Royal Danish Academy of Music.

Trivia

He was nicknamed "The Clown Prince of Denmark."

Family Life

His two marriages -- to Elsie Chilton and Sarabel Sanna Scraper -- produced a total of five children.

Associated With

He and Viggo Mortensen were both famous Danish-American artists.