Egil Kapstad

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Birthday
6, 1940
Birthplace
Oslo, Norway
Death Date
Jul 13, 2017 (76)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
6, 1940
Birthplace
Oslo, Norway
Death Date
Jul 13, 2017 (76)

About

Composed for theatre, film, and television, as well as for orchestras, choirs, string quartets, and small ensembles.

Before Fame

He and the Egil Kapstad's Trio worked with the Norwegian Melodi Grand Prix as a small orchestra in 1965.

Trivia

He was hired by the Musikkonservatoriet in Kristiansand to teach jazz history and improvisation.

Family Life

He was born in Oslo, the capital of Norway and the country's most heavily populated city. 

Associated With

He collaborated with many jazz legends, including Chet Baker.