Bengt Forsberg

Bengt Forsberg

born in 1952 in Edslekog, Västergötland, Sweden

Bengt Forsberg

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Bengt Forsberg (born 1952) is a Swedish concert pianist most famous for his numerous collaborations with the mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter.[1] He participated in her project to record songs written in the concentration camp of Terezín.[2] Forsberg has a reputation as a champion of neglected music and composers.[3][4] He is highly acclaimed as a recital accompanist and regularly plays alongside Mats Lidström and Nils-Erik Sparf.[4]

After graduating from the Gothenburg School of Music and Musicology, Forsberg was trained by Peter Feuchtwanger and Herman David Koppel.[4]

References

  1. Voices of Our Time: Anne Sofie von Otter. Naxos. Retrieved on 25 April 2010.
  2. Terezin/Theresienstadt CD review of Tim Ashley in The Guardian, 14 September 2007
  3. Steve Smith (4 May 2009). Resilience of the Human Spirit, in Song. The New York Times. Retrieved on 25 April 2010.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Joseph Stevenson. [Bengt Forsberg at All Music Guide Bengt Forsberg]. Allmusic. Retrieved on 25 April 2010.

External links

  • Bengt Forsberg on bach-cantatas
  • Entries for recordings by Bengt Forsberg on WorldCat
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