Emil Sjögren

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Johan Gustav Emil Sjögren (16 June 1853, Stockholm – 1 March 1918, Knivsta) was a Swedish composer.

Born in Stockholm, Sjögren entered the Stockholm Conservatory at the age of seventeen and later continued his studies at the Berlin Conservatory.

From 1890, he served as the organist at the Sankt Johannes kyrka in Stockholm until shortly before his death on 1 March 1918.

Sjögren is remembered best for his lieder and piano music. Other noteworthy works include three preludes and fugues for organ, five violin sonatas, as well as pieces for choir.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1995 Wings in the Night: Swedish Songs Anne Sofie von Otter, Bengt Forsberg 1
1997 Våren är kommen Orphei Drängar, Robert Sund 1

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2008 Land du välsignade Jussi Björling 1
2014 BBC Music, Volume 22, Number 12: The Great Sopranos Maria Callas, Lucia Popp, Elisabeth Söderström 1

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