Anker Blyme was born in 1925. He studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen and made his debut from the soloist class in 1945. In 1949-50 he went on a study trip to Paris. Anker Blyme has engaged in extensive concert activities in Denmark and the rest of Scandinavia, including Iceland, in Russia and on the Continent as a soloist and chamber musician, and he has recorded several gramophone records. He has given innumerable Danish piano and chamber works - some of them dedicated to him - their first performance. Anker Blyme has made a considerable contribution to music teaching at the Carl Nielsen Academy in Odense, the Royal Academy of Music in Århus, and since 1961 at the Royal Academy in Copenhagen, where he was appointed a professor in 1974. He has received several awards including the Artist’s Prize of the Danish Music Critics and the Professor Ove Christensen Award.