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Karl-Birger Blomdahl

Appreciated most vividly for his 1958 “space opera” Aniara, composer and educator Karl-Birger Blomdahl was a leader in the Monday Group, a gathering of Swedish composers who fulfilled regularly to go over contemporary music. Well educated, Blomdahl transferred from a method rooted in traditional Scandinavian music to a Hindemith-derived modern …

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