Tofft, Alfred, Danish organist, music critic, and composer; b. Copenhagen, Jan. 2, 1865; d. there, Jan. 30, 1931. He studied with J. Nebelong (organ) and G. Bohlmann (theory). He was music critic for the Berlinske Tidende in Copenhagen, and president of the Danish Composers’ Society. He was a fine organist and a talented composer of songs (op.2, Heine-Album-, op.4, Jacobsen-Album; etc.). Two operas were produced in Copenhagen: Vifandaka (Jan. 1, 1898) and Anathema (May 10, 1928).
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