Svend Asmussen

Svend Asmussen

 

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Svend Asmussen (28 February 1916 – 7 February 2017) was a jazz violinist from Denmark, known as "The Fiddling Viking".[1] A Swing style virtuoso, he played and recorded with many of the greats of Jazz, including Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and Stephane Grappelli. He played publicly until 2010 when he had a blood clot, his career having spanned eight decades. At the age of 100, he died on 7 February 2017.

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Careless Love
Album
Careless Love is an album by musical artist Svend Asmussen, released on February 21, 2017.
Blue Skies
Album
Blue Skies is an album by musical artist Svend Asmussen, released on January 4, 2017.
The Incomparable Fiddler - Svend Asmussen 100 Years
Album
The Incomparable Fiddler - Svend Asmussen 100 Years is an album by musical artist Svend Asmussen, released on February 26, 2016.
Musical Miracle - Svend Asmussen - Vol. 1: 1935-40
Album
Musical Miracle - Svend Asmussen - Vol. 1: 1935-40 is an album by musical artist Svend Asmussen, released on January 1, 1994.

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