Veronica Mortensen

(born in Aarhus, Denmark), composer. She was raised by her mother in Athens. When she was twenty years old, she moved back to Denmark to pursue a singing career. She studied at the Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus and gained a diploma at the Rhythmic Conservatory of Copenhagen. Besides her studies, she has performed on several CD's and TV shows, both as a lead singer and as a background vocalist. Her 2 albums Pieces In A Puzzle (2003) and Happiness... is not included (2007) received fine reviews by the press and were both chosen for Album of the week by the Danish National Radio (DR). The albums generated concerts in Denmark and abroad, among them in Sweden, Greece, Spain, Poland, Thailand and China. Lately she has been working with several Big Bands, in Denmark and Sweden. Her latest album I'm The Girl (2010), is a live recording together with Kl├╝vers Big Band from Aarhus (Denmark).
Selected recordings: albums: Pieces In A Puzzle 2003; Happiness... is not included 2007; I'm the Girl; Catching Waves 2013.
Awards: In 2007 she received a prize from the Danish Songwriters' Association (DPA), acknowledging her work as a songwriter

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