Knut Håkanson

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Born: 4 November 1887, Kinna

Died: 13 December 1929, Gothenburg


Knut Algot Håkanson was a Swedish composer. He studied in Uppsala and Dresden. A short period he worked as a free composer in Stockholm. In Borås he was a conductor at Borås Orchestra Association. He also founded the Borås Music Institute where he taught music theory. In addition to composing in contemporary Swedish styles and in a thriving national Romanticism in choral music, Håkanson returned to an almost pre-classical style in Four madrigals (1929).

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