Fredrik Wilhelm Scholander

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Fredrik Wilhelm Scholander

Fredrik Wilhelm Scholander (June 23, 1816 – May 9, 1881) was a Swedish architect, painter and composer. He became a full Professor of Architecture at the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts in 1848 and trained many members of the next generation of Swedish architects, among them Helgo Zettervall. Among his main works are the Stockholm Synagogue, the Katedralskolan school building in Uppsala, the County Museum in Växjö, Stadshotellet in Mariestad, the old Royal Institute of Technology building on Drottninggatan in Stockholm, the Bernadotte royal burial chapel at Riddarholmskyrkan, as well as several interiors at Drottningholm Palace and the Stockholm Palace.[1]

Scholander died in 1881 and was buried at Norra Begravningsplatsen in Solna. He was father to singer, musician and composer Sven Scholander.