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Atterberg, Kurt (1887 - 1974), composer, administrator, conductor, critic

Hans Åstrand and Bo Wallner

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Göteborg, 12 Dec 1887; d Stockholm,15 Feb 1974). Swedish composer, administrator, conductor and critic. He studied the cello at school in Göteborg and then entered the Stockholm College of Technology. Having passed the examination in civil engineering in 1911, he spent his working life (1912–68) in the patent office. He was largely self-taught although he studied composition and instrumentation with Hallén at the Swedish Royal

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Subjects: Music

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