It has managed to draw major names such as Bob Dylan, Madonna and The Rolling Stones.Horsens lies at the end of Horsens Fjord in eastern Jutland.Several internationally known artists, such as Madonna, Metallica, Iron Maiden, Joe Cocker, Elton John, The Beach Boys, Bob Dylan, Tom Jones, Bryan Adams, David Bowie, José Carreras, Helmut Lotti, Westlife, R. M., Paul Mc Cartney, Robbie Williams, The Rolling Stones, Dolly Parton, AC/DC, U2, Rammstein and Snow Patrol have performed, or have performances planned in Horsens. Hard Rock/Heavy Metal band Pretty Maids is from Horsens.
Horsens is 50 km (31 mi) south of Aarhus and 30 km (19 mi) north of Vejle, and approximately 200 km (120 mi) from Copenhagen.Industrialization started from the middle of the 19th century.The population rose dramatically when people from the countryside moved to the city to work in the factories.The museum shows technological development and developments in living conditions for workers. Peter Sørensen from the Social Democrats is mayor of Horsens.Vitus Bering, the famous Russian Navy captain was born here.
Lorentzen was captured a few days later on a nearby farm.