The Danish musician, radio host and kærlighedsguru Morten Lindberg - better known under his stage name of Master Fatman - died suddenly and unexpectedly on Tuesday 26. march at the age of just 53.
Now the facts about this popular mediepersonligheds funeral finally arrived. Because of the practical circumstances of end up with to go 18 days from death to funeral.
the Master Fatman bisættes Saturday 13. april at 14 from the Helligaandskirken in Copenhagen.
'Bisættelsen is for family, friends and colleagues and you are welcome to - in morten's spirit - meeting up in colors. In the course of the spring will morten's urn will be set up at the Cemetery,' it sounds in a press release on behalf of the family is circulated by Radio24syv.
the Deceased Master Fatman had many talents
* Name: Morten Lindberg, known by the stage name of Master Fatman.
* Age: 53 years (born 24. september, 1965).
* place of Birth: Munkebo on Funen.
* Career: Artist, singer, dj, tv host, radio host, film director, television participant, lecturer and bankovært.
the Master Fatman broke through in the 1980s, where he became a household name with his interpretations of old discoklassikere. It came with livebandet MasterFatman and his Freedom Fighters, and later with the album 'Hail Hail'.
In 1992, he made his debut as a film director with the film 'Gayniggers from Outer Space'.
he has Since appeared in numerous tv programs, including 'Dancing With the stars' and 'Dinner At'.
in recent years he has also entertained radiolytterne with programs such as 'JAZZmosfæren' on P8 Jazz and 'Croque Monsieur' at Radio24syv.
* Marital status: Married.
In 2009, he met his wife, Herminia Mabunda, during a concert at the Roskilde Festival. They were married the year after and has since had four children.
the Master Fatman also has the adult son of William from a previous relationship.
* place of Residence: Copenhagen, denmark.
Sources: Ritzau and newspaper Politiken.read more Close
Morten Lindberg grew up in Dalum in Odense. He chose as a 21-year-old to drop his civil name, and jump out as Master Fatman in front of diskobandet Master Fatman and his Freedom Fighters.
the Role of the obese and the selvfede diskomusiker with the big body and the big sideburns came to be by Lindberg, who also participated in the Danish Melodi Grand Prix in 1995 with the song 'Earthly love' and again in 1996 with the song 'In the night'.
In 2006, he participated also in the third season of TV2's dance competition 'dancing with the stars', where he finished in overall sixth place.
the Master Fatman for the funeral of jazz musician Hugo Rasmussen. Photo: Mogens Flindt
The later years he worked as a radio announcer and could be seen as the host of the program 'Jazzmosfæren' on P8 Jazz, and in the self-confessed francophiles morgenprogram 'Croque Monsieur' at Radio24syv.
Furthermore, he worked until his death as a dj, lecturer, writer, and much else.