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Sibelius, Johan Julian Christian

Born: 1865 AD
Died: 1957 AD
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1865 – Born on December 8th in Hämeenlinna, Finland.

1892 – Married to Aino Sibelius on June 10th.

1899 – Finlandia is held in high regard while his Violin Concerto (Naxos 8.550329) now has a place in the standard solo violin repertoire.

1924 – Sibelius’ greatest achievement was his Seventh Symphony, Op. 105, composed.

1927 – Of interest to freemasons is his Musique Réligieuse Opus 113. Completed on the eve of Twelfth-Night.

1946 – Sibelius added the Praising Hymn and the Ode to Fraternity.

1957 – Died on September 20th in Järvenpää, Finland.

2.7 (54.44%) 36 votes