Fred Lange-Nielsen (1919 – 1989) was a Norwegian physician, Jazz musician and humanitarian.
Founded the Norwegian branch of the ‘Defence and Aid Fund (DAF)’ (Krisefondet for Sør-Afrika) for Southern Africa in 1963.
- Born 28 September 1919
- Physician in internal medicine in Tønsberg, Norway
- 1964 – Vice President of International Defence and Aid Fund (IDAF) for Southern Africa
- Died 28 December 1989
Fred Lange-Nielsen was a bass player and vocalist with String Swing (1937-41); Robert Normann (1942-1954); Quartet Hot Dogs; Swingsters (with Cecil Aagaard); Oslo Swing Club Orchestra; Seven Mintre and the Quintet Sy-We-La (1950- 53)
- Jervell and Lange-Nielsen syndrome (JLNS) (1957)
- Jervell A, Lange-Nielsen F. Congenital deaf-mutism, functional heart disease with prolongation of the Q-T interval and sudden death. Am Heart J. 1957 Jul;54(1):59-68. [PMID 13435203]
- Lange-Nielsen F, Retterstol N. Group psychotherapy in bronchial asthma. Acta Psychiatr Scand Suppl. 1959;34(136):187-204. [PMID 14413908]
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