Einojuhani Rautavaara

Sibelius prize winner 1965

Einojuhani Rautavaara
Together with Erik Bergman and Usko Meriläinen

Born 9 October 1928 in Helsinki, Finland

Studied in Helsinki, Vienna, the USA, Switzerland and the Federal Republic of Germany.

State Professor of Fine Arts (Finland) 1971–1976

Professor of Composition:

Sibelius Academy 1976–1990

Member:

Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm, European Academy of Arts and Sciences 1998

Awarded Honorary Doctorate by Oulu University

Works

  • nine operas
  • eight symphonies
  • concertos for cello, piano, flute, clarinet, violin, organ, harp, percussion and double bass
  • choral works
  • chamber music
  • vocal and piano works

Pro Finlandia Medal 1965
Music prize of the church 1982
Music prize of the Finnish state 1985
Commander of the Order of the Lion of Finland 1985
Grammy nomination 1996 and 2011
Midem Classical Award 1997 and 1998
Knight’s Cross of Merit of Hungary 2012
Golden Helsinki Medal

Kaikki kansallisuudet ↓

Kaikki vuodet ↓

  • Valitse kansallisuus
  • Kaikki
  • Austria
  • Denmark
  • Federal Republic of Germany
  • Finland
  • France
  • Great Britain
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • UK
  • USA
  • USSR
  • Valitse vuosi
  • Kaikki
  • 2015
  • 2012
  • 2009
  • 2006
  • 2003
  • 2000
  • 1983
  • 1973
  • 1971
  • 1965
  • 1963
  • 1958
  • 1955
  • 1953