Jørgen Ingmann

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Jørgen Ingmann
Jørgen Ingmann.jpg
Born(1925-04-26)26 April 1925
Died21 March 2015(2015-03-21) (aged 89)
Holte, Denmark
OccupationMusician
Years active1944–84
Spouse(s)
Grethe Ingmann (m. 1956–1975)
(divorced)

Jørgen Ingmann (26 April 1925 – 21 March 2015) was a Danish musician from Copenhagen. He worked as a member of the duet, Grethe og Jørgen Ingmann, together with his wife Grethe Ingmann.

Career[change | change source]

After winning the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix competition in 1963, they went on to represent Denmark at the Eurovision Song Contest 1963 where they won with the song "Dansevise" (Dance Ballad), music by Otto Francker and lyrics by Sejr Volmer-Sørensen.

Personal life and death[change | change source]

He and Grethe met in 1955, married in 1956, and divorced in 1975. Jørgen Ingmann died on 21 March 2015, aged 89.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Danmarks første grandprix-vinder Jørgen Ingmann er død". Danmarks Radio. Retrieved 22 March 2015.

Other websites[change | change source]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Ellen Winther
with "Vuggevise"
Denmark in the Eurovision Song Contest
1963
Succeeded by
Bjørn Tidmand
with "Sangen om dig"
Preceded by
Isabelle Aubret
with "Un premier amour"
Winner of the Eurovision Song Contest
1963
Succeeded by
Gigliola Cinquetti
with "Non ho l'età"