Bohr, Dr. Aage Niels b. June 19, 1922 d. September 8, 2009 Nobel Prize Winning Nuclear Physicist. After helping his legendary father at the Manhattan Project, he garnered his own Nobel in 1975. Raised in Copenhagen within the confines of his father's Institute for Theoretical Physics (Later, and now, the Niels Bohr Institute), he left his studies at the University of Copenhagen and moved with his family to Sweeden, then to London, after Hitler expelled the Jews from Denmark in 1943. From thence, he travelled to Los Alamos, New Mexico, as a junior...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Mariebjerg Cemetery, Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Bruhn, Erik b. October 3, 1928 d. April 1, 1986 Ballte Dancer. Trained at the Royal Danish Ballet School from 1937 and joined their company in 1947, promoted to solist in 1949. He stayed closely assoicated with the company but his frequent guesting found him mainly in the USA working with many of the big companies. At the American Ballet Theatre he was a partner of Alicia Markova and Carla Fracci with whom he developed a legendary partnership. Undoubtedly one of the greatest male dancers of the 20th century, superb in his role of Albrecht in...[Read More] (Bio by: Medora) Mariebjerg Cemetery, Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark Plot: Communal Urn Grave, Section E-M
Bundgaard, Poul Arne b. October 27, 1922 d. June 3, 1998 Actor. He was a versatile actor and tenor singer who appeared in operettas and musicals from his debut in 1947. From 1958 to 1973 he was engaged as an opera-singer by The Royal Theatre in Copenhagen and also as an actor 1969 to 1973 at the same theatre. Besides appearing on different private theatres he was a frequent guest on radio and television, and he performed outside Denmark in England, Sweden, Austria, Germany, Canada, and United States. He played in more than 100 Danish films, both in...[Read More] (Bio by: Erik Skytte) Mariebjerg Cemetery, Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Mathisen, Leo b. October 10, 1906 d. December 16, 1969 Jazz pianist, orchestra leader, composer. From 1927 he played in various orchestras in Denmark and abroad before forming his own band in 1936. This band obtained an incredible popularity during the German occupation of Denmark from 1940 to 1945. During the summer months he played in the Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, and young people and jazz enthusiasts flocked to dance to his music. When the Germans banned performing in English he went on singing with a big cigar stuck between his teeth making...[Read More] (Bio by: Erik Skytte) Mariebjerg Cemetery, Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark Plot: Section 5, Plot 144.
Reumert, Poul Hagen b. March 26, 1883 d. April 19, 1968 Actor. He is considered the greatest Danish actor of his generation. The son of actor Elith Reumert, he made his debut in 1902 at The Royal Theatre in Copenhagen where, except for a few brief periods, he was the leading figure as an actor and a teacher till the end of his career in 1967. He made several guest appearances in Paris, Belgium and the Nordic countries. From 1910 he appeared in a number of films, both Danish and Swedish, and he was a frequent guest on radio and TV, but it was on the...[Read More] (Bio by: Erik Skytte) Mariebjerg Cemetery, Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark Plot: Section 3 No. 195-98