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Composers You Should Know: Elfrida Andrée

by sarah - February 18th, 2016.
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AndréeHappy birthday to  Swedish organist, composer, and conductor Elfrida Andrée!  

She made history as being the first woman organist in Sweden, as well as the first Swedish woman to conduct a symphony orchestra.  Andrée’s work as a composer includes two organ symphonies, several works for chamber ensembles, two Swedish masses, and an opera, Fritiofs saga.  

 

 

Listen here to her Organ Symphony No. 2:

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