Christian Lindberg

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Birthday
15, 1958
Birthplace
Sweden
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
15, 1958 (age 60)
Birthplace
Sweden

About

A world renowned trombonist, he launched an acclaimed solo career during which he recorded well over fifty albums and premiered work by Anders Hillborg, Jan Sandstrom, and other noteworthy contemporary composers. He also wrote "Helikon Wasp" (2003) and served as chief conductor of the the Arctic Philharmonic Orchestra.

Before Fame

He studied both trumpet and trombone during his teen years and went on to train at the Royal Swedish Academy of Music and to perform with the Royal Swedish Opera Orchestra.

Trivia

He was the 1981 winner of the Nordic Soloists' Biennale contest.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Danderyd, Sweden. His marriage produced four children.

Associated With

In 1996, he premiered Arvo Part's composition An den Wassern.