VEDBAEK, Denmark (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Veteran Danish promoter, Arne Worsøe, founder and director of ICO Concerts, died on October 27 from cancer. He was 72 at the time of his passing.
A successful promoter, Worsøe worked with numerous artists over the course of his career, including Cliff Richard, Harry Belafonte, Roger Whitaker and Elton John.
According to Danish newspaper Ekstra Bladet, Worsøe got his start in the industry by booking bands in high school. In 1969, Worsøe took over the Star Club, a popular nightclub in Copenhagen, where he began bringing in international artists such as Pink Floyd into the market.
After founding ICO Concerts, Worsøe would organize European tours for a list of prominent artists that included Liza Minnelli was, Julio Iglesias, Diana Ross and Prince, as well as opera stars such as Angela Gheorgiu, Roberto Alagna, Barbara Hendricks and Plácido Domingo. – Staff Writers