Born in Copenhagen in 1937 in Denmark. He lives and works in Copenhagen. He is self-taught. Since 1981 he has been a member of the 'Den Frie Udstilling', in 1989 he received Eckersberg's Medal and in 2011 he received Thorvaldsen's Medal. Freddie A. Lerche is represented at The Danish National Gallery and the New Carlsberg Glyptotek. He had two Guest Professorships at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen, from 1973–1975, and 1979– 1982.