Robert Storm Petersen
Storm Petersen first completed an apprenticeship as a butcher with his father. From 1898 to 1900 he took lessons from the painter Waldemar Neiiendam . In 1901 he went to England and Norway as a seaman. From 1902 to 1905 and 1910 to 1914 he worked as a draftsman for Ekstrabladet . He also took acting lessons from William Pio and made his debut as an actor in 1903 at Casino Teatret , where he was engaged until 1907. From 1907 to 1909 he was an actor at Dagmarteatret .
In 1906 and 1910 he went on study trips to Paris, where he visited small cabarets and painted failed existences and prostitutes. In 1913 he made his debut as a vaudeville artist and quick draftsman in the Cirkus vaudeville . He also appeared in other cabarets, including a. from 1914 to 1918 in Anna Norries Edderkoppen . As a caricaturist for Berlingske Tidene , he created the character of Peter Vimmelskraft . As a cabaret artist he also appeared in Norway, Sweden and Germany (Berlin) and took part in a trip to the United States from 1919–1920, during which he also visited the American film studios.
From 1917 Storm Petersen made cartoons and founded his own film company that produced cartoons such as De tre små mænd og Nummermanden . As a cabaret artist he appeared in the Bonbonnieren between 1921 and 1926 and with the Ensemble Co-optimisterne until 1930 . With Christian Arhoff he formed the duo Storm og Stille . From 1926 to 1930 he also directed cabaret at the Lorry establishment.
As early as 1924 he appeared for the first time at the Det Kongelige Teater , where he was engaged from 1930 to 1933. Here he provided the libretto for the ballet Petrol by the composer Knudåge Riisager and the dancer Elna Jørgen-Jensen . As early as 1906, Storm Petersen appeared for the first time in a silent film production as an actor and subsequently worked occasionally as a decorative painter. In total, he played in more than thirty silent films and two sound films.
After he withdrew from public appearances in 1933, he worked primarily as a cartoonist. In addition to the popular series Peter og Ping , which appeared in the Berlingske since 1922, he also published Dagbogsblade and Den underlige Mand during the occupation . After his death, more than 30,000 drawings were found that he had never published during his lifetime. In 1977 the Storm P. Museum was opened in Frederiksberg Runddel .
- Jens Bing: Robert (Storm P.) Storm Petersen. In: Danmarks Kunstindeks & Weilbachs Kunstnerleksikon.
- Arist Pander: Petersen, Robert Storm . In: Hans Vollmer (Hrsg.): General lexicon of fine artists from antiquity to the present . Founded by Ulrich Thieme and Felix Becker . tape 26 : Olivier – Pieris . EA Seemann, Leipzig 1932, p. 486 .
- Storm Petersen, Robert . In: Hans Vollmer (Hrsg.): General Lexicon of Fine Artists of the XX. Century. tape 4 : Q-U . EA Seemann, Leipzig 1958, p. 371 .
- Literature by and about Robert Storm Petersen in the bibliographic database WorldCat
- Robert Storm Petersen at danskefilm.de (Danish)
- Robert Storm Petersen in the Internet Movie Database (English)
- Storm P. on the Storm P. Museet website(Danish)
|SURNAME||Storm Petersen, Robert|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Storm P .; Petersen, Robert Storm; Storm-Petersen, Robert|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Danish painter, cartoonist, quick draftsman, conférencier, cabaret artist and actor|
|DATE OF BIRTH||September 19, 1882|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Valby|
|DATE OF DEATH||March 6, 1949|
|Place of death||Frederiksberg|