Jørgen Knudsen - Composer and Musician
Born and raised in Bergen, where he is lives today. Jørgen stayed a period in Berlin in the mid-1980s. Jørgen is a Chemical engineer from Bergen University College, but he has also taken theatre studies and art history at the University of Bergen. Jørgen has been involved in music, performing arts and related arts for over 30 years, mostly with Baktruppen (1986-2011). He has composed for many different companies including Jo Strømgren, Ina Christel Johannessen, Alan Lucien Eye, Carte Blanche, Karen Foss and Suzie Davies. He has released several CDs, including Wealth and Growth, as well as several releases with Information. He has worked as Director of DanseFestival Barents since 2012. Jørgen collaborated on the performance 'Ocean Antics'.
Photo: Mathias Ekholm