Einar Englund, Concerto for Cello and Orchestra (1954 )

Einar Englund, Concerto for Cello and Orchestra (1954). 1. Moderato 2. Adagio 3. Allegro conciso Jan-Erik Gustaffson, violoncello Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra Eri Klas, conductor Sven Einar Englund (June 17, 1916 – June 27, 1999) was a Finnish composer. Sven Einar…

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Einar Englund, Concerto for Cello and Orchestra (1954).

1. Moderato
2. Adagio
3. Allegro conciso

Jan-Erik Gustaffson, violoncello
Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra
Eri Klas, conductor

Sven Einar Englund (June 17, 1916 – June 27, 1999) was a Finnish composer.
Sven Einar Englund was born at Ljugarn in Gotland, Sweden, on June 17, 1916; he died June 27, 1999 in Visby, Sweden. He married twice: in 1941 to Meri Mirjam Gyllenbögel, who died 1956 (they had one son and two daughters including the ballerina and choreographer Sorella Englund); and in 1958 he married Maynie Sirén, a singer, with whom he had one son.

One of the most important Finnish symphonists since Jean Sibelius, Englund was a native Swedish speaker who often felt that his career was sidelined from the mainstream of Finnish music.
He was 17 when he began studies at the Helsinki Conservatory (now the Sibelius Academy) in 1933. Already a considerable pianist, he continued his studies with Martti Paavola and Ernst Linko while studying composition with Bengt Carlson and Selim Palmgren.
Following his graduation in 1941, Englund was conscripted into military service. During his time in the Finnish Continuation War he was wounded in his hand, which almost brought to an end his hopes of pursuing a career as a concert pianist. He would often recall the bizarre, though life-threatening incident, with a smile.

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