COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish Grammy award-winning composer and pianist Bent Fabricius-Bjerre, known internationally as Bent Fabric, who had an international hit in 1962 with the tune “Alley Cat,” has died. He was 95.
His family confirmed that Fabricius-Bjerre died on Tuesday after fighting cancer.
Fabricius-Bjerre penned and played an instrumental for a Danish television show “Omkring et flygel” (Around a Grand Piano) which became a hit in his native Denmark in 1961.
A year later, his international stage name became Bent Fabric and the hit was released worldwide as “Alley Cat.”
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