Composers You Should Know: Elfrida Andrée

AndréeHappy birthday to  Swedish organist, composer, and conductor Elfrida Andrée!  

She made history as being the first woman organist in Sweden, as well as the first Swedish woman to conduct a symphony orchestra.  Andrée’s work as a composer includes two organ symphonies, several works for chamber ensembles, two Swedish masses, and an opera, Fritiofs saga.  

 

 

Listen here to her Organ Symphony No. 2:

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