Victor Borge’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jan 3, 1909

Death Date

December 23, 2000

Age of Death

91 years

Cause of Death

Heart Failure



The pianist Victor Borge died at the age of 91. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Danish pianist and comedian known for his popular radio and television performances in both Europe and the United States. He recorded numerous music and comedy albums, including The Adventures of Piccolo, Saxie and Company and Comedy in Music.

His two marriages — to Elsie Chilton and Sarabel Sanna Scraper — produced a total of five children.



“Humor is something that thrives between man’s aspirations and his limitations. There is more logic in humor than in anything else. Because, you see, humor is truth.” (Victor Borge)


“Laughter is the closest distance between two people.” (Victor Borge)


“If I have caused just one person to wipe away a tear of laughter, that’s my reward.” (Victor Borge)


“The difference between a violin and a viola is that a viola burns longer.” (Victor Borge)


“I only know two pieces; one is ‘Clair de Lune’ and the other one isn’t.” (Victor Borge)