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Svend Asmussen (1916–2017)

Svend Asmussen was born on February 28, 1916 in Copenhagen, Denmark as Svend Harald Christian Asmussen. He was an actor and composer, known for Temalørdag: Svend Asmussen - ikonet, som stadig svinger (2003), Ballade på Bullerborg (1959) and Otte hundrede akkorder (1945). He was married to Ellen Bick Meier and Annegrete Thomassen. He ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1969 Pigen fra Egborg
Entertainer (uncredited)
 1965 Musik aus dem Atlantik (TV Movie)
 1964 Bon soir, Kathrin! (TV Series)
- Episode dated 11 April 1964 (1964) ... (as Little Peggy March)
 1959 Ballade på Bullerborg
Flink
 1958 Musik ombord
Jensen
 1956 Kispus
Violinist (uncredited)
 1956 Hvad vil De ha'?
Orkesterleder
 1952 Drömsemester
 1950 Op og ned langs kysten
Kapelmester Hans Herbert
 1949 Pippi Långstrump
Postman
 1949 Lattjo med Boccaccio
Svend Blom
 1947 Naar Katten er ude
Bent
 1945 Musik i haven
 1944 Rejsefeber
 1942 Ta' briller på
Ebbe
 1939 En lille tilfældighed
Violinist
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Alternate Names:

Little Peggy March | Svend Asmussen und sein Quintett | Sven-Asmussen-Quartett
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He was a swing violin player and showman who spent eight decades accompanying some of the world's leading jazz musicians, including Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton and Fats Waller. He also played flute and vibraphone. See more »

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