was born in Norway in 1919. As a young man, he studied mathematics and linguistics. He would later serve in the Norwegian Royal Marines, where he developed an interest in cabinetmaking. In 1949, he moved to Denmark to study interior design at the Tekniske Skole in Frederikberg, where he trained under renowned designer Finn Juhl.

Three years later, upon completing his education, Henry Walter Klein moved back to Norway to open his own business designing furniture and interiors. He returned to Denmark in 1960, working closely with furniture manufacturer Bramin.
The Danish furniture maker Bramin Mobler produced some of the most coveted furniture of the mid-century times.
They often collaborated with leading architects and the designs of Henry Walter Klein which marked a high point in the company’s history.