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Selim Palmgren

(1878—1951)


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(b Pori, 1878; d Helsinki, 1951).

Finn. composer, pianist, and conductor. Held cond. posts in Finland 1902–12. Toured USA 1921 as acc. to his wife, who sang his songs. Taught at Eastman Sch. 1923–6. Prof. of harmony, Sibelius Acad., Helsinki, 1936–51. Wrote 2 operas, 5 pf. concs. (1903–41), songs, and many short pf. pieces.

Subjects: Music.



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