Åke Hermanson

Swedish composer Åke Oskar Verner Hermanson was born in Mollösund on 16 June 1923.

He wrote four symphonies, leaving a fifth incomplete when he died in Stockholm on 8 August 1996, aged seventy-three. His output also includes instrumental, chamber, vocal and choral music, and he made settings of poems by Pär Lagerkvist, Ebba Lindqvist, Karl Vennberg and Anna Greta Wide.


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