Kalevi Aho

(b. 1949)

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(b Forssa, 1949).

Finnish composer. Lect. on mus., Helsinki Univ. 1974–88. Works, influenced by Mahler and Shostakovich, incl. opera Insect Life (Hyönteiselämaä); 13 syms. (1969–2003); vn. conc.; vc. conc.; 2 pf. concs.; cl. conc.; 3 str. qts. (No.1 withdrawn); and other chamber mus. and pf. pieces.

Subjects: Music.

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