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Denmark Mr Swing King Ib Glindemann is death - 84 years

Composer. Conductor. Mr. Swing King.

Ib Glindemann's death, 84-year-old.

according to an obituary in the Telegraph on Saturday. Herein is disclosed, however, neither cause of death or the date of death.

Ib Glindemann was educated at The Royal Danish Academy of music in the years 1952-56. In parallel, he was a bandleader for bigbandet Skyliners.

In 1958, was Ib Glindemann artistic director and chief conductor of the Danish advertising-funded Radio Mercur, who sent the forward to 1962.

Then, he founded The New Radiodanseorkester, who would later become DR's Big Band, and he has been honored with a myriad of prices.

as late as in January 2012, Glindemann Leo Mathiesen prize, which annually is awarded to a Danish jazz musician, which contains both elements of guldalderjazzen and has a forward-pointing artistic jazzåre.

Even have Glindemann told that it was for a concert by Louis Armstrong in KB-Hallen in Copenhagen in 1949, he found the love for jazz music.

even had he not afford a ticket, when Louis Armstrong gave a concert. But an inspector had pity on the then 15-year-old kid and closed him in to the final quarter, where he came quite close to the stage.

Suddenly something happened inside of me - the floor disappeared under me and all sorts of strange, Ib Glindemann told to P1.

Denmark's Mr. Swing King was born.

The lively swing-genre would be an important ingredient in Ib Glindemanns career as a composer and bandleader.

Already the year after the seminal experience in KB-Hallen began Glindemann to play with his own jazzorkester, which continued to play until the 1960s.

Between 1960 and 1965 was the Frederiksberg-born Glindemann looking for Horsens Byorkester. In the period he composed music also for theatre works in both home and abroad.

It applies, for example, ballet music for Pantomimeteatrets "Life in the Cloths' or incidental music to "The Tempest" at the Dallas Theatre Centre.

It is far from Glindemanns only experience with the UNITED states. He has produced 182 lp's with the background music to the u.s. market.

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