Salmenhaara, Erkki (b Helsinki, 1941). Finn. composer. Mus. critic in Helsinki 1963–73, lect. Helsinki Univ. from 1963. Works incl. opera The Woman of Portugal (1970–2); 4 syms. (1962–72); hn. conc. (1973); vc. conc. (1983–7); Requiem profanum; Information Explosion (elec.); 2 vc. sonatas; str. qt., etc.
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