Peder Gram

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Peder Jørgensen Gram (born November 25, 1881 in Copenhagen , † February 4, 1956 in Frederiksberg ) was a Danish composer and conductor .

Gram studied at the Leipzig Conservatory with Stephan Krehl , Arthur Nikisch and Hans Sitt . From 1908 he worked as a conductor in Copenhagen, from 1918 to 1932 he directed the performances of the Dansk Koncertforening . From 1937 to 1951 he was head of the music department at Radio Copenhagen.

He composed three symphonies , a symphonic fantasy, a tone poem, two overtures , a violin concerto , chamber music works, piano works and songs .