b. 1939



Fuzzy (Jens Wilhelm Pedersen) is a Danish composer, a student of Per Nørgård’s who graduated from the Royal Academy of Music in Jutland. In addition, he has studied with György Ligeti and Karlheinz Stockhausen. He has been active as a pianistand a clarinettist for many years. As a composer, he has written electroacoustic music, often in connection with ballets, plays, movies and combinations of those genres. 

Through the years, Fuzzy has appeared on many different television programs, including his own children's show, Fuzzy's Workshop, which was about music appreciation and music from foreign cultures. Together with librettist Rune T. Kidde he composed an opera Mamma Witch Mortensen and the Fat Turkey, which was commissioned for the Royal Danish Opera.  As a composer for films 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.


Born in Denmark 1939. Studies at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen and the Royal Academy of Music in Århus in music history, (Bjørn Hjelmborg), music theory (Vagn Holmboe and Finn Høffding) and composition with Per Nørgård. Later studies with Jan Bark, Georgy Ligeti and K. H. Stockhausen.