Kim Larsen

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Kim Larsen
Kim Larsen.jpg
Kim Larsen, Nibe Festival 2009.
Background information
Birth nameKim Melius Flyvholm Larsen
Born(1945-10-23)October 23, 1945
Copenhagen, Denmark
DiedSeptember 30, 2018(2018-09-30) (aged 72)
Odense, Denmark
GenresRock
Occupation(s)Singer/songwriter
InstrumentsVocals, guitar

Kim Melius Flyvholm Larsen (23 October 1945 – 30 September 2018)[1] was a Danish rock musician. He was a major selling Scandinavian act as he sold over 2.5 million albums.[2]

In 1979, Larsen participated in the Danish stage of the Eurovision Song Contest with the song Ud i det blå (en: Out in the Blue). He came third out of 17 participants. The song was included on this album 231045-0637.

Larsen died of prostate cancer at his home in Odense on 30 September 2018, aged 72.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Jørn Jeppesen (2018-01-03). "Vinterturné aflyses". Kimlarsen.dk. Archived from the original on 2018-01-03. Retrieved 2018-01-03.
  2. "CBS Records present: Major Scandinavian Acts". Billboard. 14 July 1979. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
  3. Busk Stie, Hans-Henrik (30 September 2018). "Kim Larsen er død". Nyheder.tv2.dk (in Danish).