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Vagn Holmboe

Vagn Holmboe was first played on NTS on 4 December 2020. Songs played include String Quartet No. 4, Op. 63 (1954).

Vagn Gylding Holmboe, (born 20 December 1909 in Horsens, Jutland; died 1 September 1996 in Ramløse) was a Danish composer and teacher who wrote largely in a neo-classical style.

Holmboe began studying music at the age of 17 at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen on the recommendation of Carl Nielsen, studying under Knud Jeppesen (Theory) and Finn Høffding (Composition). After qualifying in 1929 he studied under Ernst Toch in Berlin, then spent 1933 to 1934 in Romania where he married the Romanian…

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String Quartet No. 4, Op. 63 (1954)
Vagn Holmboe, The Kontra Quartet
Dacapo2010
String Quartet No. 4, Op. 63 (1954)
Vagn Holmboe, The Kontra QuartetDacapo2010
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