Lorenz Nikolai Achté

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Lorenz Nikolai Achté.

Lorenz Nikolai Achté (25 May 1835 in Pori – April 18, 1900 in Helsinki) was a Finnish opera singer, composer, conductor and music teacher. He was one of the Finnish Opera's first artists, together with his wife Emmy Achté. He established a cantor-organist school, Helsinki Church Music School, in Helsinki in 1882.[1]

His daughter Aino Ackté became a famous opera singer.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hillila, Ruth-Esther; Hong, Barbara Blanchard (1997). Historical dictionary of the music and musicians of Finland. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 127. ISBN 0-313-27728-1. Retrieved 30 March 2011.