About Jean Sibelius

Johan Julius Christian Sibelius) (8 December 1865 – 20 September 1957) was a Finnish composer of the late Romantic period. His music played an important role in the formation of the Finnish national identity. In addition to the symphonies, Sibelius's best-known compositions include Finlandia, the Karelia Suite, Valse triste, the Violin Concerto in D minor and The Swan of Tuonela (one of the four movements of the Lemminkäinen Suite).
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Ainola, Kannustalo.- Jean Sibelius' Home. This house is utterly gorgeous!!

Ainola, Kannustalo.- Jean Sibelius' Home. This house is utterly gorgeous!!

Aino Sibelius (née järnefelt) 1871-1969 wife of Jean Sibelius

Aino Sibelius (née järnefelt) 1871-1969 wife of Jean Sibelius

Jean Sibelius plays piano to his wife Aino at their home Ainola.

Jean Sibelius plays piano to his wife Aino at their home Ainola.

Sibelius was named as a Doctor of Honor in the University of Yale during his visit in America in 1914. He was named to the Finnish Doctor degree in Helsinki around the same time. #Yale #Degree #Sibelius

Sibelius was named as a Doctor of Honor in the University of Yale during his visit in America in 1914. He was named to the Finnish Doctor degree in Helsinki around the same time. #Yale #Degree #Sibelius

He was very handsome man year 1892 when he marriage to Aino Järnefelt.

He was very handsome man year 1892 when he marriage to Aino Järnefelt.

Jean Sibelius - Cover photo from the book Jean Sibelius at Home ©JB

Jean Sibelius - Cover photo from the book Jean Sibelius at Home ©JB

Finlandia - Sibelius - London Symphony Orchestra 1963

Finlandia - Sibelius - London Symphony Orchestra 1963

Ainola - Photo by Pjotr I (Pekka Soininen), via Flickr

Ainola - Photo by Pjotr I (Pekka Soininen), via Flickr

Sibelius: Kullervo

Sibelius: Kullervo

Jean Sibelius as a fashionable man-about-town   in Berlin c. 1890.  (Grundner, Alb., Berlin. Otava picture archive.)

Jean Sibelius as a fashionable man-about-town in Berlin c. 1890. (Grundner, Alb., Berlin. Otava picture archive.)

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