User:Gorm Valentin

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Gorm Valentin

Born the 8th of November 1944 in Slagelse - Denmark.

Biography. Full name: Gorm Flemming Valentin Thomsen:

-Was originally surveyor, but left the job before the energy crisis sat in (1972).

-Became freelance photographer in relation to rythm music after some small jobs. This job became a life career.

-Started out as photographer at Jazzhus Montmartre in 1975, and sold photos to the newspaper Information.

-Has delivered photos from the jazz and rock world to several magazines in Denmark and other countries.

-Has made photos for books and record covers.

-Has been in contact with jazz luminaries as Chet Baker, Dexter Gordon, Sonny Rollins, Oscar Peterson and Miles Davis.

-Has made several photo exhibitions through out the years.