Gustav Lorentzen

Gustav Lorentzen

Known For: Writing · Birthday: 1947-09-28 · Deathday: 2010-04-21 (62 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Bergen, Norway

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Also Known As: Gustav Fredrik Lorentzen · Ludvigsen


Gustav Lorentzen (28 September 1947 – 21 April 2010), also known by his stage name Ludvigsen, was a Norwegian singer-songwriter, best known from being half of the successful duo Knutsen & Ludvigsen, alongside Øystein "Knutsen" Dolmen. He went solo in 1986, winning four Spellemann awards and one nomination for his 5 albums.In addition to music, Lorentzen made several TV series and books, mostly intended for children. He also had a degree in acoustics from the Norwegian Institute of Technology.From 1997 until his death, Lorentzen collaborated with the psychologist Magne Raundalen, creating a therapeutic program for traumatized children, mainly victims of wars. He was also a UNICEF Ambassador since 1993.On 21 April 2010, Lorentzen collapsed during an orienteering competition outside of Bergen and went into cardiac arrest. He was pronounced dead a few minutes later.

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Two Buddies and a Badger 2 – The Great Big Beast

Two Buddies and a Badger 2 – The Great Big Beast

Drama ensues when Knutsen and Ludvigsen discover that they may loose their tunnel. Only the legendary pirate Captain Knutsen can help! But where is he? An amazing journey unfolds as Knutsen and Ludvi...


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Two Buddies and a Badger

Two Buddies and a Badger

Two old friends and a badger embark on an excessively grand adventure in a musical road movie. The musical duo Knutsen are famous in Norway.


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