Sudden Death of Sibelius: A Great Composer

21.9.1957

AUTHOR The Manchester Guardian CATEGORY Art & Culture PARTNER The Guardian 
and Observer Digital Archive
Sudden Death of Sibelius: A Great Composer

“Finland has lost its king and there is no successor” said Sir Malcolm Sargent when the news of Sibelius’s death reached him in Helsinki last night…” writes The Manchester Guardian on the death of Finnish composer Jean Sibelius. Sibelius was widely known in Great Britain and visited often for concerts.

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