Cecil Kirkebo’s ex-husband was 79 years old.
The funeral will take place at Christ Church in Charlottenlund, a suburb of Copenhagen. The parish priest at Bronchog Church, Mia Lund-Rau, presides over the ceremony.
The famous Danish artist slept peacefully with his family around him on August 27 after a long battle with cancer. In Eddie Schooler obituary Those close to you are encouraged to donate money to Kræftens Bekæmpelse instead of flowers. Thanks are also due to the staff at Rigshospitalet.
– He slept peacefully, surrounded by his loved ones, Eddie Schooler’s family told the Ritzau news agency.
Eddie Schooler – or Edward Ralph Schooler, his birth name – was married to Cecil Kirkebo from 1993 to 2004. He has two daughters with Norwegian artist Ingrid and Sarah, aged 23 and 27. In all, Schooler left behind five children and his wife, Dorit Elmquist.
He has been active and central in Danish and Nordic entertainment for more than five decades, and is known for, among others, songs such as “In the Mediterranean, Sardines Swim”, “What Did You Learn at School Today” and “A Simple Song About Freedom”.
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