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Maria Sibelius with her children Linda and Janne (Jean Sibelius) in 1867 #Sibelius #Composer

Maria Sibelius with her children Linda and Janne (Finnish national composer Jean Sibelius) in

Igor Stravinsky having a smoke with Jean Cocteau, Pablo Picasso and Picasso’s wife Olga.

composersdoingnormalshit: “ Igor Stravinsky having a smoke with Jean Cocteau, Pablo Picasso and Picasso’s wife Olga.

Minna Canth (19 March 1844 – 12 May 1897),   Finnish writer and social activist. Canth began to write while managing her family draper's shop and living as a widow raising seven children. Minna Canth is the first woman to receive her own flag day in Finland, starting on 19 March 2007. It is also the day of social equality in Finland.

Minna Canth Finnish author and strong supporter of womens rights in Finland and Europe. She was also the first woman to receive her own flag day in Finland, starting on 19 March It is also the day of social equality in Finland.

Aino Sibelius vuonna 1922

When Jean Sibelius and Aino Järnefelt first chanced upon each other, their eyes locked for so long that she faltered. Thus began the relationship of "the prettiest girl in Finland" and her greatest composer.

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Portrait by Teodor Schalin, It is currently by the Sibelius Museum cash desk. Information courtesy of the Sibelius Museum.

Eero Järnefelt (8 November 1863 – 15 November 1937), Finnish realist painter. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eero_J%C3%A4rnefelt -- (the pin via Turku Art Museum http://www.pinterest.com/pin/300615343847071754/ )

Eero Järnefelt (8 November 1863 – 15 November 1937), Finnish realist painter. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eero_J%C3%A4rnefelt -- (the pin via Turku Art Museum http://www.pinterest.com/pin/300615343847071754/ )

Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, Suomen tasavallan 6. presidentti 4.8.1944–4.3.1946, President of Finland

Baron Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim June 1867 – 27 January was a Finnish…

Beloved Jean Sibelius. The Famous Composer of Finlandia Hymn which is the real national anthem to many Finns.

Jean Sibelius composer of Finlandia Hymn which is the real national anthem to many Finns.

Rouva Aino Sibelius Jean Sibeliuksen hautajaisissa 1957.

Rouva Aino Sibelius Jean Sibeliuksen hautajaisissa 1957.

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Directed by Timo Koivusalo. The life story of Jean Sibelius, a Finnish composer.

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