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Einar Englund

(1916—1999)


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(b Ljugarn, Gotland, Sweden, 1916; d Ljugarn, 1999).

Finn. composer, conductor, pianist, and writer. Cond., pianist, and reviewer for Finn. radio and tv from 1950; mus. critic, Helsinki Hufvudstadsbladet from 1957. Taught comp. at Sibelius Acad. from 1958. Works incl. 7 syms. (1946, 1948, 1969–71, 1976, 1977, 1984, 1988); vc. conc. (1954); 2 pf. concs. (1955, 1974); pf. sonata (1978); vn. sonata (1979); conc. for 12 vcs. (1980–1); vn. conc. (1981); vc. sonata (1982); pf. trio (1982); fl. conc. (1985); str. qt. (1985); Intermezzo, ob. (1987); and mus. for films, th., and radio.

Subjects: Music.


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