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Alfven, Hugo

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

Nationality: Swedish
Categories: Composers, Pianists, Violinist

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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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