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Franz (Adolf) Berwald - Life and works, Critical assessment


Composer, born in Stockholm, Sweden. His reputation rests largely on the four symphonies he composed during the 1840s, the Sérieuse and Capricieuse (1842) and the Singulière and Eb in 1845. Other works include the opera Estrella de Soria (1841), and many operetta and chamber music pieces. He was the outstanding Swedish composer of the 19th-c.

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