Of Danish decent, Frederiksen grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota and received his masters degree at the University of Michigan. Frederiksen is known for singing renaissance and baroque music, accompanying himself on various lutes. He usually appears with his Ensemble Phoenix Munich, the group which appears on most of his records. He has performed operatic roles such as Osmin, and choral repertoire such as Rachmaninov's Vespers. Frederiksen now lives in Munich, where he works as a professional singer. See our "links" page for more information on Frederiksen's work.