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Kalervo Tuukkanen

Full name: Kalervo Tuukkanen
Gender: Male
Born: October 14, 1909 in Mikkeli, Etelä-Savo, Finland
Died: July 12, 1979 in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Art Competitions

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Finnish composer Kalervo Tuukkanen was awarded the silver medal for his Karhunpyynti (Bear Hunt) at the 1948 London Art Competitions in the category Music, Compositions for Opera. He studied at the University of Helsinki. From 1935-38 Tuukkanen was a teacher of music history and theory at the University of Viipuri. From 1942-44 he was Kapellmeister in Pori, and then earned his living as a conductor and teacher in Helsinki. In 1945 Tuukkanen was among the founders of the Finnish Composers' Association. He composed six symphonies and one symphonic poem, several orchestral suites, two violin concertos and one cello concerto, cantatas, drama, radio play and film scores.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 38 London Art Competitions Mixed Music, Compositions For Orchestra Finland FIN 2 Silver

Mixed Music, Compositions For Orchestra

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1948 Summer 38 London Art Competitions Finland Final Standings 2 Karhunpyynti
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