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date: 26 February 2020

Ruders, Poul (opera)locked


(b Ringsted, March 27, 1949). Danish composer . He studied under Nørholm at the conservatory in Copenhagen and has worked principally as an organist. His music draws on a variety of historical idioms; in his only opera, Tycho Brahe, based on the life of the Danish astronomer of the 16th century (who much influenced Johannes Kepler), he used what has been described as ‘a mixture of Renaissance and atonal idioms, spiced with elements of Weill and mainstream styles’ (P. E. Pind, ...

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