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Jean Sibelius was born in Finland in 1865. This composer belonged to the Romantic period, and died in 1957. Sibelius

Jean Sibelius is noted for the Finnish nationalism in his music, especially in his tone-poem Finlandia. He was born in Finland in 1865 to a Swedish-speaking family. He studied in Helsinki, Berlin and Vienna.

He composed in the romantic tradition at first, then experimented with different styles in his later years. He totally dominated Finnish musical life, and was give a state pension in 1897 to enable him to concentrate on composition. He was feted internationally during his lifetime.

He wrote 7 symphonies, a violin concerto and several symphonic poems.

Works written by Sibelius      
Audio is available for 12 tunes by this composer.
No.Name of WorkCategoryEnsembleSoloInstrument
1 Finlandia Op 26 No.7Tone PoemOrchestraTrombone
2 Karelia Suite for Orchestra, Op 11SuiteOrchestra 
3 Swan of TuolenaTone PoemOrchestraEnglishHorn
4 Symphony No.2 in D Op 43SymphonyOrchestra 
5 The Tempest: Suite for Orchestra. Opus 109SuiteOrchestra 
6 Valse Triste from Kuolema Op 44Tone PoemOrchestra 
7 Violin Concerto in D minor, Op 47ConcertoOrchestraViolin
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