Jorgen Jacobsen Sonne, born on October 15, 1925 in Copenhagen and died September 16, 2015, he was a Danish lyricist and writer.
Jorgen , who would have turned 90 years old in October, debuted in 1950 with “Short Poems” and has since published many collections of poetry and short stories and novels – including “Blue tourist” and “Night in Rome”.
Moreover, the southern Zealand author also been a diligent and competent translator of German, French, Spanish and especially English literature – dating back to the Middle Ages.
Among much tribute, Joergen has received, the Danish Academy Great Price in 1976 and in 2000 he was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Roskilde.
Yet he was not widely known in the population. Nor did back in 1966 when he received the National Arts Foundation grant for life.
As the annual output of 11,424 crowns the following year would be paid for the first time, startled the chairman of the parliamentary finance committee allegedly Sonne’s name on the list of artists.
Jorgen had a background as an MA. in English and History, specializing in CF Tietgen and Private Bank, and he has taught at the high school and three universities.
Jorgen lived for many years in Glumsø Zealand with his wife, Eskimo gallery Birgitte Sonne.
Jorgen Sonne died at age 89 on September 16, 2015.