Johan Svendsen, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Johan Svendsen

Norwegian composer and conductor

Date of Birth: 30-Sep-1840

Place of Birth: Oslo, Eastern Norway, Norway

Date of Death: 14-Jun-1911

Profession: composer, conductor, musicologist, academic musician

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Libra


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About Johan Svendsen

  • Johan Severin Svendsen (30 September 1840 – 14 June 1911) was a Norwegian composer, conductor and violinist.
  • Born in Christiania (now Oslo), Norway, he lived most his life in Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Svendsen's output includes two symphonies, a violin concerto, a cello concerto, and the Romance for violin, as well as a number of Norwegian Rhapsodies for orchestra.
  • At one time Svendsen was an intimate friend of the German composer Richard Wagner.

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