Broman, Natanael, Swedish pianist and composer; b. Kolsva, Dec. 11, 1887; d. Stockholm, Aug. 27, 1966. He studied at the Stockholm Cons. (1902–11) and later in Berlin. From 1925 to 1951 he was in charge of the music division of Stockholm Radio. He was highly regarded as a pianist. In his compositions, he followed the neo-Romantic trend with a strong undertow of Scandinavian melos. He composed a symphonic poem, Fritiof och Ingeborg (1912); some violin pieces; and a number of songs.
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