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Jørn Utzon

AKA Jørn Oberg Utzon

Born: 9-Apr-1918
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: 29-Nov-2008
Location of death: Copenhagen, Denmark
Cause of death: Heart Attack
Remains: Buried, Hellebaek Cemetery, Hellebaek, Nordsjaelland, Denmark

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Architect

Nationality: Denmark
Executive summary: Sydney Opera House

Father: Aage Oberg Utzon (naval architect, b. 16-Nov-1885)
Mother: Estrid Hauna Waleska Olsen (b. 1894, d. 1951)
Wife: Lis Fenger (m. 4-Dec-1942, until his death, two sons, one daughter)
Son: Jan (b. 1944)
Daughter: Lin (b. 1946)
Son: Kim (b. 1957)

    Conservatory: Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (1942)

    Pritzker Prize 2003

Selected edifices:
Melli Bank Building (1960)
Sydney Opera House (1973)
Bagsvaerd Church (1976)
National Assembly of Kuwait (1982)
Utzon Center (2008)



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