Biography - A Short Wiki
Finnish composer whose nationalist flair helped his people gain a national identity. He was best known for his set of seven symphonies.
He abandoned playing violin after numerous years of study and set out to pursue the law.
His “Finlandia” was a musical protest against Russian censorship.
How did Jean Sibelius die?
Two days later in Ainola, on the evening of 20 September 1957, Sibelius died of a brain haemorrhage at the age of 91. At the time of his death, his Fifth Symphony, conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargent, was being broadcast by radio from Helsinki.
|Cause of death||Hemorrhagic Stroke|
|Age of death||91 years|
|Birthday||December 8, 1865|
|Death date||September 20, 1957|
|Place of death||Ainola, Järvenpää, Finland|
|Place of burial||N/A|