Eino Tamberg

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Eino Tamberg (May 27 1930— December 24 2010) was a composer and musician from Estonia. He was famous for the variety of works he wrote including symphonies, concertos, operas and ballets.[1] he was a student of the Tallinn Conservatory, where he later taught composition.

He was given many awards including:[2]

  • Winner of the World Youth and Student Festival Competition, Moscow, 1957
  • Soviet Estonia Prize 1967
  • Annual Prize of the Endowment for Music of the Cultural Endowment of Estonia 1998 and 2002

Works[change | change source]

These are some of the works written by Tamberg:[2]

  • Concerto Grosso (1957)
  • Cyrano de Bergerac, opera, 1974
  • Journey for Strings, 1990
  • Music for Five, 1993
  • Symphony No.4, 1998
  • Trumpet Concerto No. 2, 1999
  • Flute Concerto, 2003

References[change | change source]

  1. "Eino Tamberg, Long-Reigning Master of Modern Music, Dies &#124". news.err.ee. 2011 [last update]. http://news.err.ee/culture/ebd7d9f7-e4f7-48bd-b08a-e19351fb1be0. Retrieved 30 January 2011. "oeuvre"
  2. 2.0 2.1 "EMIC". emic.ee. 2011 [last update]. http://www.emic.ee/helilooja/einotamberg?lang=eng. Retrieved 30 January 2011. "Cyrano de Bergerac"