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Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Knighted in Denmark

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How do you address a Danish knight? That’s not the setup for a joke — I’m seriously asking. Do you call them “Sir” even though that’s an English word?

I ask because according to DR.dk, last month Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich was “awarded the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Dannebrog” — which is to say, he was knighted. So is he now Sir Lars Ulrich? Hr Lars Ulrich? Somebody Danish and/or smarter than me figure it out.

Regardless of his new title, Ulrich is, to the best of my knowledge, the first metal musician to ever receive such an honor. Good for this dude for getting his due. And here we all thought he’d go to his grave penniless and unrecognized.

 

[via The PRP]

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