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Encyclopedia > Grethe Ingmann

Grethe Ingmann (b. 1938, d. August 18, 1990) Danish] singer

Worked as a duet with her husband JÝrgen. Together they won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1963 representing Denmark with the song "Dansevise" (Dancing tune) with music by Otto Francker and lyrics by Sejr Volmer-SÝrensen. The couple met in 1955, were married in 1956 and got divorced in 1975.

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Hun var ikke blot en fremragende sangerinde med en meget stor og speciel sangstemme, hun var også en eminent fortolker af sangtekster, som i hendes mund både kom til at virke troværdige og sandfærdige.
Grethe Ingmann n√•ede p√• trods af sin alt for tidlige d√łd at indspille og medvirke p√• mere end 200 indspilninger.
Han har desuden en stor del af æren for Grethe Ingmanns udvikling som sanger op igennem hendes solokarriere.
J√łrgen Ingmann: Information from Answers.com (456 words)
Jorgen Ingmann was a Danish guitarist who enjoyed a brief fling with international fame thanks to his instrumental recording of "Apache," which became a Top 10 hit in the United States, Canada and Great Britain in 1961.
Born in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1925, Ingmann first distinguished himself as a jazz artist, and performed with violinist Svend Asmussen in the group the Swe-Danes in the 1940s and '50s.
Ingmann's version of "Apache" (written by Jerry Lordan of British guitar heroes the Shadows and first recorded by that group) became an unexpected hit at radio around the world, and topped the U.S. singles charts for a week.
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