Finn Mortensen

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Birthday
6, 1922
Birthplace
Norway
Death Date
May 23, 1983 (61)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
6, 1922
Birthplace
Norway
Death Date
May 23, 1983 (61)

About

Norwegian music composer who served as the first director of the Norwegian Concert Institute and was considered a neoclassicist and expressionistic.

Before Fame

His first composition to be played in public was his Trio for Strings, Opus 3, which debuted at the Young Nordic Music Festival in 1950.

Trivia

He taught composition at the Oslo Conservatory of Music beginning in 1973.

Family Life

He was the son of an Oslo publisher named Ernst Gustav Mortensen.

Associated With

He was less famous than fellow Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg.