Danish pianist and comedian known for his popular radio and television performances in both Europe and the United States. He recorded numerous music and comedy albums, including The Adventures of Piccolo, Saxie and Company and Comedy in Music.
He was nicknamed "The Clown Prince of Denmark."
He and Viggo Mortensen were both famous Danish-American artists.
A piano prodigy, he earned a scholarship to attend the Royal Danish Academy of Music.
His two marriages -- to Elsie Chilton and Sarabel Sanna Scraper -- produced a total of five children.