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Encyclopedia > Jørgen Ingmann

Jørgen Ingmann (born April 26, 1925) is a musician from Copenhagen, Denmark. April 26 is the 116th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (117th in leap years). ... 1925 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... City nickname: none Location in Denmark Area  - Total  - Water 526 km² xxx km² xx% Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density 502,204 1,116,979 954/km&sup2 [including water] xxx/km&sup2 [land only] Time zone Eastern: UTC+1 Latitude Longitude 55°43 N 12°34 W Copenhagen (Danish: K...


He worked with Svend Asmussen, the jazz violinist, during the 40s and part of the 50s.


During the late-50s he changed his stage name to "Jorgen Ingmann & His Guitar". Under this name he recorded "Apache" in 1961, which charted at #4 in Canada and #1 in the United States.


Songs of his included "Tequilla" (which he also recorded during the 60s, with the Champs) and a version of Pinetop Perkins' "Pinetop's Boogie Woogie" (from 1962).


He worked as a member of the duet, Grethe og Jørgen Ingmann, together with his wife Grethe. After winning the Danish Melodi Grand Prix competition in 1963, they went on to represent Denmark at the Eurovision Song Contest where they won with the song "Dansevise" (Dancing tune), music by Otto Francker and lyrics by Sejr Volmer-Sørensen. Grethe Ingmann (b. ... The Danish Melodi Grand Prix (in Danish, Dansk Melodi Grand Prix) is a song contest that has been held since 1957 by Danmarks Radio. ... Running since 1956, the Eurovision Song Contest (in French: Concours Eurovision de la Chanson) is an annual televised song contest with participants from numerous countries whose national television broadcasters are members of the European Broadcasting Union. ...


The couple met in 1955, were married in 1956 and got divorced in 1975. 1955 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... 1956 was a leap year starting on Sunday. ... 1975 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ...


 
 

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