Sad news. Story on NY Times web site;
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/06/ar...=1&oref=slogin

more info about Hans Wegner;
http://www.denmark50.com/designers/15a.html
http://www.scandinaviandesigninc.com...rMainPage.html
http://www.designaddict.com/design_i.../336/index.cfm
and of course
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hans_Wegner