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Børge Rosenbaum (3 January 1909 – 23 December 2000), known professionally as Victor Borge (/ˈbɔːrɡə/ BOR-gə), was a Danish and American comedian, conductor, and pianist who achieved great popularity in radio and television in the United States and Europe. His blend of music and comedy earned him the nicknames "The Clown Prince of Denmark," "The Unmelancholy Dane," and "The Great Dane.
Victor Borge at his villa on Saint Croix Island, Virgin Islands. Photograph: James L Stanfield/National Geographic/Getty Images. Title: The Best of Victor Borge: Act One & Two. Year: 1990. The set-up: It's hard to imagine that there was ever a time when comedian and pianist Victor Borge was the next big thing. That time did exist, however. Perhaps it was in 1942 when the American media crowned him best new radio performer of the year, just two years after fleeing Denmark with no money and unable to speak a word of English. Funny how? Borge doesn't seem to belong to the story of standup comedy, which played out during his career. If he belongs to a tradition, besides the classical one, it is probably music hall or vaudeville. He's famous for his piano, of course, but he always performed a medley of novelty acts.
Victor Borge Musical Comedian For the Record. The Beginnings of a Comedic Calling Forced to Flee A Danish Comedian Reinvents Himself Sets a World Record Selected discography Sources The scene is as timeless as its performer. Borgering on Genius, MGM, 1962. Victor Borge at His Best, PRT Records, 1972. Borge at His Best, PRT Records, 1972. Thirteen Pianos Live in Concert, Telefunken, 1975. The Two Sides of Victor Borge, Borge Productions, 1987.
Victor Borge continued to tour well past the age of 80, and frequently got other musicians involved in his onstage antics. Here he joins together with pianist Sahan Arzruni to play Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2: Even the backstage crew aren’t safe from Victor Borge’s chaotic onstage persona. unless, perhaps, you’re this person). Victor Borge built his unconventional career on the back of his amazing musicianship. Just like a circus performer, you’ve got to be very good at walking the tightrope before you can act the fool! Check out this clip, where.
THE VICTOR BORGE COLLECTION Victor Borge Biography: Victor Borge was born in Copenhagen, Denmark January 3, 1909, the son of Bernhard and Frederikke. In 1942 he was pronounced "the best new radio performer of the year" by the American press, and his radio and TV shows became extremely popular. He became an American citizen in 1948, and had his own show, "Comedy in Music", at The Golden Theatre, New York 1953-56. He had performed as soloist and conductor with leading orchestras from 1956, and has performed as Opera Conductor, . Magic Flute, Cleveland Orchestra, 1979 and The Royal Danish Theatre, 1992.
Danish humourist and musician Victor Borge gave his first piano recital when he was 8 years old and in 1918 was awarded a full scholarship at the Royal Danish Academy of Music, studying under Olivo Krause. Later on, he was taught by Victor Schiøler, Liszt’s student Frederic Lamond and Busoni’s pupil Egon Petri. He traveled to America on the USS American Legion, the last passenger ship that made it out of Europe prior to the war, and arrived August 28, 1940 with only 20 dollars, three of which went to the customs fee. Disguised as a sailor, Borge returned to Denmark once during the occupation to visit his dying mother. Even though Borge didn’t speak a word of English upon arrival, he quickly managed to adapt his jokes to the American audience, learning English by watching movies.
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