Bengtsson, Gustai Adolf Tiburt(ius)

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Bengtsson, Gustai Adolf Tiburt(ius)

Bengtsson, Gustai Adolf Tiburt(ius), Swedish conductor and composer; b. Vadstena, March 29, 1886; d. there, Oct. 5, 1965. He studied at the Stockholm Cons., then in Berlin with Juon and in Leipzig with Riemann. Subsequently he was active in Karlstad as a composer and teacher, and later as a conductor in Linkôping (1943–49).


3 syms. (1908, 1910, 1921); Violin Concerto; Cello Concerto; Sinfonia concertante for Violin, Viola, and Orch.; Canone concertante for Violin, Viola, and Chamber Orch. (1950); Vettern, symphonic poem (1950); String Quartet (1907); Piano Trio (1916); Violin Sonata; songs.

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire