Larsson, Lars-Erik

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Larsson, Lars-Erik (b Akarp, 1908; d Helsingborg, 1987). Swed. composer, conductor, and critic. Ch. master Stockholm Opera 1931. Worked as critic. Cond. for Swed. radio 1937–54, prof. of comp., Stockholm Cons., 1947–59, dir. of mus. at Uppsala Univ. 1961–5. Works incl. 3 syms. (1928, 1936, 1945); 3 concert ovs.; sinfonietta for str.; serenade for str.; sax. conc.; vn. conc.; vc. conc.; 12 concertinos; opera; cantata; 3 str. qts.