13 Quotes By Victor Borge, The Clown Prince Of Denmark
Pianist and Comedian Known for His Popular Radio and TV Performances in Europe and the US
Victor Borge was a renowned Danish-American comedian and pianist commonly known as ‘The Clown Prince Of Denmark’. He was born in a family of musicians and was introduced to the piano at an early age of 2 which helped him perform his first piano recital at the age of 8. He was further trained under legendary musicians which led to his first professional performance for a big concert and helped him become popular. This fame encouraged him blend his intellect of music with his sense of humor. He moved to America for better opportunities and started working at ‘Rudy Vallee’s radio show’. His unique way of mashing up music with comedy brought him the title of ‘Best New Radio Performer’ which was followed by various film offers. He further did a show titled ‘The Victor Borge Show’ which magnifed his reputation and fame. During this period, he collaborated with some famous artists like Ed Sullivan to perform in their shows. This was followed by the most notable show of his life 'Comedy in Music’. This show became the longest running show and even held a ‘Guinness Book of World Record’. His level of reputation as an entertainer increased his demand and he went on tours to perform as a comedian as well as a musician. Read on the compilation of quotes and sayings by the renowned pianist. Here is a collection of famous quotations and thoughts by Victor Borge which have been excerpted from his life and work.