b. 1939, Denmark

Jens Vilhelm Pedersen, also known as Fuzzy, is a Danish composer and musician. He studied with Per Nørgård, Karlheinz Stockhausen, György Ligeti and Jan Bark. As a composer he has - in addition to orchestral, choral and chamber music - mainly written electroacoustic music, often in connection with ballets, plays and films.

Past commissions include compositions for SafriDuo, James Galway, and ensembles such as New Jungle Orchestra, Copenhagen Art Ensemble, Contemporania and Trio Zoom, the Danish Royal Library.

As a composer for film and theatre Fuzzy has worked with directors such as Kaspar Rostrup, Jørgen Leth, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Jannik Hastrup, Bille August, Peter Kupke and Johan Bergenstrâhle.

Until 1978 Fuzzy was a lecturer of music history and theory at the Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus (Denmark).

Artist Compositions


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06/04/2006 Iron Lips Listen Close

The Toronto Fanfare Project, a series of eclectic concerts presented as part of the 2006 soundaXis festival of music and architecture, offered an elaborate five-day welcome to this rich literature for brass ensemble, animating some of the great architectural and acoustical masterpieces in the core of Toronto with a celebration of the music of Canada and its northern neighbours.