Manglerud, district of Oslo (Norway)
1st November Magne’s birth.
His mother is a teacher and his father was a musician. His father, Kaare Furuholmen, played trumpet in the dance band, “Bent So*lve’s Orchestra.” “Bent So*lve” was the name of Magne’s stuffed toy, like a teddy bear. When Magne was only 5 years old, the plane that transported the band crashed outside Drammen (a town about 45 minutes south of Oslo), and Magne’s father perished. His mother, Anne Lise, married again after a while, and the family’s children consists now of one sister and two brothers, besides Magne himself
Nickname at school: Mags, Magsronnie
Mags played keyboards in a-ha