Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen

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Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen (2012)

Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen (born 21 November 1932) is a Danish composer.


Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, and is the son of the sculptor Jørgen Gudmundsen-Holmgreen. He studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen, with Finn Høffding, Svend Westergaard, Bjørn Hjelmborg, and Vagn Holmboe (instrumentation), graduating in 1958 (Jakobsen 2001).

He won the Nordic Council Music Prize in 1980 for his Symfoni/Antifoni.


  • Jakobsen, Erik H. A. 2001. "Gudmundsen-Holmgreen, Pelle". The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition, edited by Stanley Sadie and John Tyrrell. London: Macmillan Publishers.

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