Famous Danish Musicians

Find out more about the greatest Danish Musicians, including King Diamond, Lars Ulrich, Lukas_Graham, Lars Frederiksen and Agnes Obel.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Lukas_Graham

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Birthdate: 0000 AD

 2 Kim Larsen

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: October 23, 1945
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: September 30, 2018
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 3 Lars Ulrich

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Famous As: Drummer
Birthdate: December 26, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gentofte

Musician, songwriter, and record producer, Lars Ulrich, is best known as the drummer and co-founder of American heavy metal band Metallica. Born into a family of tennis players, he was initially expected to play the sport as well. However, he was more interested in music and proceeded to pursue a successful career in the field. 

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: August 13, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ubberud, Denmark

 5 Claes Bang

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 28, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Odense, Denmark

 6 King Diamond

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Famous As: Heavy Metal Musician
Birthdate: June 14, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hvidovre, Denmark
Kim Petersen AKA King Diamond is as popular for his creepy Gothic face-painted look as he is for his heavy metal tracks. The Danish singer, who performs as part of the bands Mercyful Fate and King Diamond, claims he has had paranormal experiences and also follows Satanism and the occult.

 7 Victor Borge

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Famous As: American-Danish comedian
Birthdate: January 3, 1909
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: December 23, 2000

Victor Borge was a Danish-American pianist, conductor, and comedian. He is best remembered for blending comedy and music for which he achieved popularity across Europe and the United States. Recipient of several prestigious awards, Borge received badges of chivalric orders from countries like Finland, Iceland, Denmark, Sweden, and Norway. In 1999, he received the Kennedy Center Honors.

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 8 Agnes Obel

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 28, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gentofte, Denmark

 9 René Dif

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Famous As: Musician, Singer, Actor
Birthdate: October 17, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Copenhagen

 10 Søren Rasted

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Famous As: Musician, Songwriter, Record producer
Birthdate: June 13, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Allerød Municipality

 11 Whigfield

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Famous As: Singer, Model
Birthdate: April 11, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Skælskør

 12 Lars Frederiksen

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Birthdate: 0000 AD

 13 Michael Poulsen

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Famous As: Singer, Guitarist
Birthdate: April 1, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Slagelse

 14 Eivor Palsdottir

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: July 21, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Syðrugøta, Faroe Islands

 15 Mike Tramp

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 14, 1961
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 16 Trine Dyrholm

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 15, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Odense, Denmark

 17 Dieterich Buxtehude

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Famous As: Musical Composer and Organist
Birthdate: June 24, 1637
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bad Oldesloe
Died: May 9, 1707

While some scholars believe Dieterich Buxtehude was born in Denmark, others claim he was from Germany. The composer and organist was a significant figure of the Baroque period and had Johann Sebastian Bach as his student. As a church musician, he also composed for family events and festivals.

 18 Torben Ulrich

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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: October 4, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Frederiksberg, Denmark

 19 Carl Nielsen

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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: June 9, 1865
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nørre Lyndelse, Denmark
Died: October 3, 1931

 20 Claus Norreen

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Famous As: Musician, Record producer, Composer
Birthdate: June 5, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Charlottenlund

 21 Amalie Bruun

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 6, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 22 Christopher

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 31, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Frederiksberg, Denmark

 23 Emmelie de Forest

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 28, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Randers, Denmark

 24 Oh Land

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: May 2, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 25 Medina

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 30, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Aarhus, Denmark

 26 Ole Beich

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Famous As: bassist, guitarist
Birthdate: 1955 AD
Birthplace: Esbjerg
Died: October 16, 1991

 27 Jascha Richter

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Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: June 24, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Denmark

 28 Ida Kristine Nielsen

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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: 1975 AD
Birthplace: Denmark

 29 Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen

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Famous As: Double bassist
Birthdate: May 27, 1946
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Osted, Zealand, Denmark
Died: April 19, 2005

 30 Aura Dione

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 31 Tina Dico

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 14, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Aarhus, Denmark

 32 Friedrich Kuhlau

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Famous As: Pianist
Birthdate: September 11, 1786
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Uelzen, Germany
Died: March 12, 1832

 33 Master Fatman

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Famous As: Media personality
Birthdate: September 23, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Munkebo, Denmark
Died: March 26, 2019

 34 Rune Reilly Kølsch

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Birthdate: 1979 AD
Birthplace: Copenhagen

 35 Thomas Troelsen

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Famous As: Songwriter, Record producer, Composer
Birthdate: October 6, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Odense

 36 Sada Vidoo

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 30, 1977
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 37 Mohamed Ali

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Birthdate: September 7, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nørresundby

 38 Niels Gade

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Famous As: Danish composer
Birthdate: February 22, 1817
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Copenhagen
Died: December 21, 1890

 39 Ida Corr

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: March 14, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Aarhus, Denmark

 40 Tommy Seebach

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 14, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: March 31, 2003

 41 Jonas Bjerre

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 21, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Frederiksberg

 42 Per Norgard

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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: July 13, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gentofte Municipality, Denmark

 43 John Tchicai

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: April 28, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: October 8, 2012

 44 Vagn Holmboe

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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: December 20, 1909
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Horsens, Denmark
Died: September 1, 1996

 45 William Heinesen

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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: January 15, 1900
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
Died: March 12, 1991