Gunnar Sønstevold, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Gunnar Sønstevold


Date of Birth: 26-Nov-1912

Place of Birth: Elverum, Hedmark, Norway

Date of Death: 18-Oct-1991

Profession: composer, film score composer

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Gunnar Sønstevold

  • Gunnar Sønstevold (26 November 1912 – 18 October 1991) was a Norwegian composer.
  • He was born in Elverum, and married composer Maj Sønstevold in 1941.
  • He composed orchestral works, vocal music, chamber music, and music to a number of plays, ballets and films.
  • He headed the Music Department of the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation/Television from 1966 to 1974.
  • He was awarded Filmkritikerprisen in 1955, for the film Det brenner i natt!.
  • He received the Arts Council Norway music prize in 1972, and Radioteatret's honorary prize in 1987.

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