Henneberg, (Carl) Albert (Theodor)

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Henneberg, (Carl) Albert (Theodor)

Henneberg, (Carl) Albert (Theodor), Swedish composer, son of Richard Henneberg; b. Stockholm, March 27, 1901; d. Sollentuna, April 14, 1991. He studied composition with Ellberg at the Stockholm Cons. (1920–24) and later in Vienna and Paris (1926–30). Returning to Stockholm in 1931, he became active as a conductor; later he served as secretary (1945–49) and treasurer (1947–63) of the Soc. of Swedish Composers. His compositions were conceived in a late Romantic style.

Works

dramatic: Opera: Inka (1935–36); Det jäser i Smâland (1937–38); Den lyckliga staden (1940–41); Bolla och Badin (1942–44); I madonnans skugga (1946). ORCH.: 6 syms.: No. 1, Pâ ledungsfärd (1925), No. 2 for Baritone and Orch. (1927), No. 3, Vàrvindar (1927), No. 4, Pathétique (1930–31), No. 5 (1935), and No. 6, Vinterskärgärd (1953–54); Piano Concerto (1925); Chamber Sym. (1927); Valborgsmässonatt, symphonic poem (1928); Serenade for Strings (1931; also for String Quartet); Sommar, suite (1932); Det ljusa landet for Soloists, Chorus, and Orch. (1933); Trumpet Concerto (1934); Trombone Concerto (1935); I brytningstider, symphonic suite (1943); Gustavianska kapriser (1943); Concertino for Flute and Strings (1944); Cello Concerto (1948); Concertino for Bassoon and Strings (1956); Concertino for Clarinet, Strings, Piano, and Percussion (1960). chamber 2 string quartets (1931); Little Quartet for Flute, Oboe, Bassoon, and Horn; Violin Sonata.

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire

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