Born November 2nd 1939 in Aarhus

‘Students’ exam from Marselisborg Gymnasium 1958.

Studied Mathematics / Physics at University of Aarhus

First novel, Besøget (The Visit), published 1963.

Living in Aarhus as an author since 1963.

Novels, short stories, children and youth books, plays for theatres, radio and television.

Married to Lise Madsen, who died 2013. Together they wrote three crime stories under the pen name: Marianne Kainsdatter.

Two children.


Fotograf Thomas Knoop