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Leif Thybo

Leif Thybo

Danish composer
Leif Thybo
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro Danish composer
Was Musician Composer
From Denmark
Type Music
Gender male
Birth 12 June 1922
Death 24 January 2001 (aged 78 years)
The details (from wikipedia)


Leif Thybo (June 12, 1922 – January 24, 2001) was a Danish organist and composer. He studied theory with Vagn Holmboe before entering the Royal Danish Academy of Music where he was taught instrumentation by Poul Schierbeck, organ by Emilius Bangert, and theory by Finn Høffding. His music is characterized by a clarity of expression and stringency of construction.
He was professor of music theory at the Royal Danish Academy of Music from 1965 to 1990. Amongst his pupils are the composers María Luisa Ozaita and Frederik Magle.

Notable works

  • Preludio, pastorale e fugato, op.11 (1948)
  • Preludium (1950)
  • Concerto per organo (1953–54)
  • Concerto (1956)
  • Passacaglia con Intermedios (1961)
  • Contrasti per organo (1965)
  • Liber organi (1967)
  • Compenius-suite (1968)
  • Mouvement Symphonique (1979)

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