Joonas Kokkonen

Sibelius prize winner 1973

Joonas Kokkonen
Professor

Born 13 November 1921 in lisalmi, Finland
Died 2 October 1996 in Järvenpää, Finland

Member of the Academy of Finland

Studied in Helsinki, Austria, Switzerland and the Federal Republic of Germany

Professor of Composition: Sibelius Academy 1959–1963

Chairman:

Society of Finnish Composers 1965–1970,

Finnish Composers Copyright Bureau 1968–1988 (Teosto)

Member:

Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm, Académie Européenne des Sciences, des Arts et des Lettres 1981–1996

Honorary Doctorate:

University of Jyväskylä,
University of Helsinki

Works

  • opera
  • four symphonies
  • other orchestral works
  • Requiem
  • cello concerto
  • chamber music
  • choral and other vocal music
  • piano works

Wihuri International Prize 1961 together with Pentti I. Halonen and Väinö Hovi
Music Prize of the Nordic Council 1968.

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