Gunnar de Frumerie

Per Gunnar Fredrik de Frumerie ( born July 20, 1908 in Nacka, † September 9, 1987 in Täby ) was a Swedish pianist and composer.


Gunnar de Frumerie studied at the Conservatory of Stockholm at Ernst Henrik Ellberg and Lennart Arvid Lundberg, then in Vienna with Emil von Sauer and finally at the Conservatoire de Paris Alfred Cortot at. Since 1945 he taught piano at the Royal College of Music Stockholm.

He composed an opera ( Singoalla, 1940), a ballet ( Johannesnatten, 1948), a melodrama, two piano concertos, a double concerto for two pianos, a violin and a trumpet concerto, two flute concertos, chamber music, piano pieces, choruses and songs. His most famous work is the neo-classical " Pastoral Suite " for flute, harp and string orchestra, Op 13

  • Composer of classical music ( 20th century)
  • Swedish composer
  • Classic pianist
  • Born in 1908
  • Died in 1987
  • Man