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Sibelius, Jean

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Finnish composer of the late Romantic era; born in 1865, died in 1957, and played an important part in the development of Finland's national identity in the 1890s, particularly with his composition of Finlandia. Best known for his symphonies, Karelia Suite, and Lemminkäinen Suite (which includes The Swan of Tuonela).
  • Jean Sibelius Works - A Critical Edition

    Information about the Finnish National Library's project to produce a complete critical edition of Sibelius's works. Includes details of volumes published, and those still in progress.

  • Sibelius

    The Finnish Club of Helsinki provides a comprehensive collection of resources covering Sibelius' life, work, and family.

  • The Sibelius Monument

    A guide to a monument erected in Helsinki in 1967 to commemorate the composer.

  • Sibelius Museum

    The only museum devoted to music in Finland; describes their general collections and exhibitions, and their special collection of material related to Sibelius, with an events diary and visitor guide.

  • United Kingdom Sibelius Society

    One of the largest Sibelius Societies in the world; includes details of membership and benefits, publications, and contacts.

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