Jean Sibelius


Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Jean Sibelius - Finnish composer (1865-1957)
References in periodicals archive ?
Jean Sibelius was aFinnishcomposer of the lateRomantic Period whose music played an important role in the formation of the Finnishnational identity.
Leon Botstein, Artistic Director of the Bard Music Festival, provides a final essay on "Old Masters: Jean Sibelius and Richard Strauss.
This collection of letters between the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius (1865-1957) and the British writer Rosa Newmarch (1857-1940) shows a fascinating meeting of minds and contrast of temperaments.
Classical music lovers can follow the footsteps of the country's most famous composer, Jean Sibelius.
THE 50th anniversary of the death of Jean Sibelius has given lovers of his music a treat, but Sakari Oramo and the CBSO did not quite do it justice on Friday.
Written by radio commentator David Hurwitz, Sibelius the Orchestral Works An Owners Manual is a book and CD set celebrating the classic creations of Finnish composer Jean Sibelius.
In between there are floating restaurants and museums, including one to composer Jean Sibelius.
Sibelius's Ainola (with the same exhibition dates) features Ainola, an artist's villa built for the composer Jean Sibelius in 1904 by his friend Lars Sonck, who, like Sibelius, played a leading role in the development of Finnish National Romanticism.
One such example is the Finnish maestro Paavo Berglund who, for more than 30 years, has been a premier champion of the music of his fellow countryman, Jean Sibelius.
The musical reputation of the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)--deified in the Twenties and Thirties by conductors and public alike, declining markedly in the Forties, and hitting a very deep bottom from the Fifties on--has taken another turn.
Patriotic pride reaches its supreme musical expression in the works of Jean Sibelius (1865-1957).
These twin brothers coded a superb piece of music notation software and then named the creation after their favorite composer, Jean Sibelius.