Svend Asmussen

Jazz violinist.b. February 28, 1916 - Copenhagen, Denmark.An institution in danish jazz and an icon of staying power Asmussen has been a recording artist for 8 decades and is still active. Asmussen started playing violin at age seven, got his professional debut in 1933 and made his first recording as a leader in 1935. At first the studied to become a dentist when not playing gigs, but from 1937 he ...more

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