According to the Internet source given below, John Frandsen was born in Aalborg and graduated from the University of Aarhus in 1982 after studying music. He later studied with Hans Abrahamsen and Karl Aage Rasmussen at the Jutland Academy of Music, Aarhus, gaining diplomas for voice and composition. In 1994 he completed studies in composition at the Royal Danish Academy of Music. He has taught composition, is organist at the Stavnsholt Church in Farum and holds several positions in Danish musical institutions.
||Brief biography by www.rundetaarn.dk