Jens Nygaard

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Jens Nygaard (26 Oct 1931 - 24 Sep 2001) was an American orchestra conductor.[1] He founded the Jupiter Symphony in 1979 in New York with a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation. He was also the subject of a documentary entitled Life on Jupiter by Martin Spinelli.


  1. ^ "Jens Nygaard, the Quixotic Conductor of the Jupiter Symphony, Dies at 69." (26 Sep 2001). New York Times