Bækkelund, Kjell

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Bækkelund, Kjell Gender: M
Kjell Martin Bækkelund
born on 6 May 1930 at 07:15 (= 07:15 AM )
Place Oslo, Norway, 59n55, 10e45
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Viktor
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 15°00' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 22°22 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 13°14'

Kjell Bækkelund
photo: Rigmor Dahl Delphin (1908–1993), license cc-by-sa-3.0


Norwegian classical pianist, born in Oslo. He was known as a child prodigy.

Bækkelund made his debut with the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra at the age of eight. His final years of study took place at Stockholm, with Professor Boon, and at Vienna, with Professor Seidlhofer. In 1953 Bækkelund won first prize in the first Scandinavian Musicians' Festival held at Trondheim; and in London the same year, he was awarded the Harriet Cohen Medal as "the finest pianist of the year."

Bækkelund died on 13 May 2004 in Oslo. He was 74.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

Viktor E. quotes certificate of live birth in hand.


  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Pianist)