Randi Hultin

 

 

Age: 74

 

Summary: Norwegian perceptive jazz critic and writer whose reputation ranged far beyond her native Norway who has entertained countless jazz musicians from all over the world at her suburban Oslo home since 1953 and recorded many of her experiences in her book Jazzens Tegn, which was published in 1998 and subsequently translated into English as Born Under the Sign of Jazz, whose work appeared in the Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet for many years and later in another Norwegian publication Aftenposten, who contributed to magazines in Norway and Sweden, and to several jazz magazines, including Jazz Forum in Poland, Jazz Journal International in England, and Down Beat in the USA, as well as making many informed contributions to jazz reference books and encyclopedias, including The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: January 9, 1926

 

Died: March 18, 2000

 

Location: Oslo, Norway