A well-loved comedian, pianist and conductor, from the Forties, all the way to the late Nineties, Vicotr Borge was born in Denmark, in 1909, but fled his birth-nation, in 1940, when Germany invaded.
His act - perfected in the US - consisted, typically, of a mixture of : spoken-word comedy ; launching into seemingly-serious recitals of classical pieces, before either, being comedically-distracted, or, suddenly launching comedically, into jazz numbers.
Side One :-
1) Tea for Two 2) Malaguena 3) Stardust 4) Nola 5) Trees 6) One Fine Day 7) Tales from the Vienna Woods 8) Third Man Theme 9) Nocturne 10) Blue Danube Waltz
Side Two :-
Three Borge Favourites : 1) Tango 2) 'Minute' Waltz 3) Liebestraum
4) Family Background 5) Phonetic Punctuation
Records graded visually to RRPG grades (record/sleeve) EX-/EX+.