Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Bellman, Carl Michael

Carl Michael Bellman (1740-1795), Swedish poet and composer. he set many of his own poems to music, using airs from folk songs and other compositions, including French. He is the central figure in Swedish song tradition and remain a very important influence in Swedish music, as well as Scandinavian literature in general, to this day.

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