Bentzon, Niels Viggo
- Bertel Krarup
(b Copenhagen, Aug 24, 1919; d Frederiksberg, April 25, 2000). Danish composer and pianist. He was a descendant of the Hartmann family family, his mother (the pianist Karen Bentzon) being a granddaughter of J.P.E. Hartmann, and Jørgen Bentzon was his cousin. It was his mother who gave him his first piano lessons, and for a short time he was also taught by the jazz pianist Leo Mathisen. Bentzon’s formal musical education was at the Royal Danish Conservatory of Music (...