Biography

Jette Bang was born on February 4, 1914 in Frederiksberg (Copenhagen) as daughter of tobacco dealer Thomas Andreas Bang and his wife Margrethe Severine Haae Laub. She was married on August 5, 1944 to Ole Jensinius Bording, and later divorced. She died on February 16,1964 in Copenhagen. Bang spent her childhood at Christianshavn, a district in Copenhagen, close to the office of the Royal Greenland Trade Company. In 1932, she passed the General Certificate of Education (in modern languages) and thereafter attended the introductory course in philosophy at the University of Copenhagen. She held an apprenticeship at a reputed photo atelier Jonas Co., run by photographer Herman Bente.

Axel Kj^r Sorensen

See also Art and Artists (Indigenous) Further Reading

"Jette Bang." In Dansk Biografisk Leksikon (Danish Biographical Encyclopedia on Women), Copenhagen: Gyldendal, 1979; Dansk Kvindebiografisk Leksion, 2000

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