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Jean Sibelius (1865 – 1957) was a Finnish composer of the late Romantic period. 7 symphonies.

Jean Sibelius – was a Finnish composer of the late Romantic period. His music played an important role in the formation of the Finnish national identity.

Sibelius-rap: Sibelius 150 vuotta - YouTube

Sibelius-rap: Sibelius 150 vuotta - YouTube

Ainola - Sibelius' Kitchen

Ainola - the composer Jean Sibelius' home called after his wife Aino.

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Sibelius inscription to Mayor of New York City, Finlandia music suite

Cool steps inside Kemi Snow Castle - thisisFINLAND: Gallery: Photo

We wander around this magnificent fortress, visiting the Snow Hotel, the Snow Restaurant and the Snow Chapel while pondering the meaning of ice.

Jean Sibelius (1894) - detail from a watercolour by Akseli Gallen-Kallela

Detail from a water-colour, 1894 - Jean Sibelius - by Akseli Gallen-Kallela – Finnish

Portrait of Sibelius by Kim Sommerschield

Sibelius by Kim Sommerschield - Sibelius seldom smiled He could hardly be accused of being cuddly craggymonumental was more his thing Like his music .

Ainola - Ainola kotina

Ainola - Ainola kotina

The grave of Sibelius in the garden of his home Ainola'

The famous composer died in his home in his funeral gathered people all over Finland to grieve together and look back the great art of this unique man. Sibelius is buried in his home yard in Ainola.

Jean Sibelius by Albert Edelfelt

Drawing of Sibelius by the famous Finnish painter Albert Edelfelt Most photos of Jean Sibelius show him as a ste.

This article (on the excellent www.sibelius.fi website) is an overview about Sibelius's music manuscripts and where they can be found.

This is how the genius mind of one Jean Sibelius worked