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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