Rautavaara, Einojuhani

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Rautavaara, Einojuhani (b Helsinki, 1928). Finnish composer. Dir., Käpylä Mus. Sch., Helsinki, 1965–6, lect. in mus. Sibelius Acad. from 1966 (prof. of comp. 1976–90). Works incl. 5 operas; ballet; 5 syms.; Requiem in Our Time (1953); vc. conc.; vn. conc.; pf. conc.; db. conc.; fl. conc.; 4 str. qts.; bn. sonata; and songs.