Sibelius prize winner 1953
Born 8 December 1865 in Hämeenlinna, Finland
Died 20 September 1957 in Järvenpää, Finland
Studied in Helsinki, Berlin and Vienna.
Worked as teacher at Helsingin Musiikkiopisto (Sibelius Academy since 1931).
e.g. Santa Cecilia Academy, Rome;
Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm;
Royal Academy of Music in London;
Weimar Franz Liszt Society;
New York National Society of Music
Yale, Heidelberg, Oxford Universities
Franz Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest.
- seven symphonies
- symphonic poems and suites for orchestra
- violin concerto
- theatre music
- string quartet and other chamber music
- piano and vocal music