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Alfven, Hugo

Born: 1872 AD
Died: 1960 AD, at 88 years of age.

Nationality: Swedish
Categories: Composers, Pianists, Violinist


1872 - Hugo Alfven was born in Stockholm on the 1st of May.



1887-1891 - He studied at the Music Conservatory with the violin as his main instrument.



1890-1892 - He was a violinist in the Royal Opera Orchestra.


1897 - He started travelling in Europe.


1897-1892 - He continued his violin studies with Cesar Thomson in Brussels.


1903 - He wrote Midsommarvak


1908 - He was a member of the Royal Academy of Music.


1910 - He was the musi director at the University of Uppsala.


1912 - He married to Marie Triepcke.


1917 - He was made hon. Ph.D. Uppsala University.


1936 - He married again after his divorce from Marie to Carin Wessberg.


1947 - He directed the male voice choir Orphei Drangar.


1959 - He married to Anna Lund after Carin died.


1960 - He died on the 8th of May.


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