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Victor Borge

Børge Rosenbaum (3 January 1909 – 23 December 2000), known professionally as Victor Borge ( BOR-gə), was a Danish comedian, conductor, and pianist who achieved great popularity in radio and television in the United States and Europe. His blend of music and comedy earned him the nicknames "The Clown Prince of Denmark," "The Unmelancholy Dane," and "The Great Dane."

Birth and Death Data: Born January 3rd, 1909 (Copenhagen), Died December 23rd, 2000 (Greenwich)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1944

Roles Represented in DAHR: performer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 72285 10-in. 6/23/1944 Smiles Victor Borge performer  
Decca 72286 10-in. 6/23/1944 Till we meet again Victor Borge performer  
Decca 72287 10-in. 6/23/1944 Ave Maria Victor Borge performer  
Decca 72288 10-in. 6/23/1944 Brahms' lullaby (Cradle song) Victor Borge performer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Borge, Victor," accessed July 29, 2021,

Borge, Victor. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 29, 2021, from

"Borge, Victor." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 29 July 2021.

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