You Are Here > > > Knudåge Riisager

Knudåge Riisager

Full name: Knudåge Riisager
Gender: Male
Born: March 6, 1897 in Kunda, Lääne-Virumaa, Estonia
Died: December 26, 1974 in Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Country: DEN Denmark
Sport: Art Competitions

Biography

Danish musician Knudåge Riisager was born to a Danish family living in Estonia. He composed stage and symphonic works, instrumental concertos, chamber music and songs, and wrote several musicological writings. Riisager graduated from København University, and then studied further in Paris and Leipzig. His international fame was largely due to his extensive work in ballet music. From 1956-67 Riisager was director of the Royal Danish Academy of Music.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 31 Amsterdam Art Competitions Mixed Music, Compositions For Orchestra Denmark DEN AC

Mixed Music, Compositions For Orchestra

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1928 Summer 31 Amsterdam Art Competitions Denmark Final Standings AC Jabiru T-Doxe
id: 920,242