Pär Lindgren

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Pär Lindgren (born 16 January 1952 in Gothenburg) is a Swedish composer and composition teacher, cited as one of Sweden's leading composers of electroacoustic music,[1] and one of the most important Swedish composers of orchestral music of his generation along with Jan Sandstrom, Anders Hillborg, and Anders Nilsson.[2] Lindgren studied composition at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm (KMH) in the 1970s. Since 1980 he has taught at KMH and was professor of composition[3] there from 1998 until 2008. Since then he has returned to being a lecturer. He taught Adrian Knight between 2006 and 2009. Lindgren won the Christ Johnson Prize in 1987 and 1996.

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  1. ^ "Pär Lindgren - Electronic Music LP 22965". Tochnit-aleph.com. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 
  2. ^ White, John David; Christensen, Jean (1 January 2002). New Music of the Nordic Countries. Pendragon Press. p. 541. ISBN 978-1-57647-019-0. 
  3. ^ "Inget torrsim när svenska kompositörer utbildas" (in Swedish). SVD. Retrieved 28 February 2014.