Knut Borge

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Knut Borge
Knut Borge at Herr Nilsen NRK (165014).jpg
From a 2016 recording of the radio show Studio Sokrates
Born(1949-09-02)2 September 1949
Bærum, Norway
Died9 April 2017(2017-04-09) (aged 67)
Oslo, Norway
Cause of deathHeart failure

Knut Conrad Borge (2 September 1949 – 9 April 2017) was a Norwegian journalist and television presenter. Borge was born in Bærum.[1]

Borge became a freelancer for the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation in 1973.[2] Among his shows were Borgulfsen from 1984 to 1997, and Swing&Sweet from 1986 to 1999.[3]

Borge has hosted the Spellemannprisen show several times.[2] From 2004 he hosted the classical quiz show 20 spørsmål.[3] He worked as a jazz columnist and journalist for Verdens Gang from 1979 to 1989, and for Dagens Næringsliv from 1990 to 1995. His books include Det største siden Svartedauen from 1986, and Kjære Skrythals from 1994 (with Tore Skoglund).[2]

Borge died in Oslo on 9 April 2017 from heart failure, aged 67.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Knut Borge (63) er sår og trist fordi han ikke lenger får lede "20 spørsmål". Det kler ham dårlig". Adresseavisen (in Norwegian). 8 September 2012.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Knut Borge". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 10 April 2016.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Bakke, Sven Ove; Hobbelstad, Inger Merete; Kvalshaug, Vidar; Nilsen, Morten Ståle (2012). Norske klassikere. Bøker, filmer, musikk, radio og TV fra 1945 til i dag (in Norwegian). Oslo: Spartacus. pp. 16, 244, 271. ISBN 978-82-430-0560-0.
  4. Knut Borge er død