- Erkki Salmenhaara
(b St Petersburg, Oct 14, 1888; d Helsinki, June 1, 1942). Finnish composer of Russian birth and Huguenot origin. He studied privately with Siloti and at the St Petersburg Conservatory with Anton Rubinstein, Rimsky-Korsakov and Glazunov. He studied in Germany until 1906 with Hugo Riemann and spent three years with Reger. As a student he began his remarkable activity on the ...