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Sønstevold, Gunnar (Johannes)locked

  • Arvid O. Vollsnes

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(b Elverum, Nov 26, 1912; d Oslo, Oct 1991). Norwegian composer and administrator. He studied music theory and composition with Karl Andersen in Oslo. During the 1930s he was pianist in Norway's most famous jazz band, Funny Boys, but he wounded his hand when fleeing to Sweden during World War II. As a refugee in Stockholm he joined Hilding Rosenberg's circle. Sønstevold returned to Norway in ...

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