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Composer of the Week: Jean Sibelius

Jean Sibelius rocks!! And that, my friends, is why he is our composer of the week. b. December 8, 1865 d. September 20, 1957 A national hero in Finland, Jean Sibelius (click here for pronunciation) was a late Romantic Era composer. He was most known for his seven symphonies, each one marking a new stage in his compositional maturation. Sibelius also wrote over 100 songs, music for 13 plays, an opera, various chamber works, and

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