Andersen, Benny än´ərsən, ăn´dər– [key], 1929–, Danish writer and musician. Andersen is a noted jazz artist, composer, and writer. He has written novels, children's books, and screenplays, but is best known for his poetry, which is marked by humor and wordplay.
See study by L. A. Marx (1983).
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