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Bengt Olof Engström Edit Profile

educator , music executive

Bengt Olof Engström was music executive, educator. Member Royal Academy Music, Royal Skytteanska Samfundet (correspondent), Wilhelm Peterson-Berger Society (chairman since 1998), Swedish Male Singers Association (chairman 1988-1994), Order of Seraphims (King's medal 1986), L'Ordre Arts et Lettres (chevalier 1985), Masons.

Background

Engström, Bengt Olof was born on May 25, 1926 in Umeå, Sweden. Son of Frans Algot and Göta Maria (Nordenborg) Engström.

Education

Degree in teaching music, Royal Academy Music, 1949. Degree, Royal Academy Music, 1951. Degree in Organ, Royal Academy Music, 1952.

Doctor of Philosophy in Musicology, Royal Academy Music, 1997.

Career

Organist, music teacher, Iggesund, Sweden, 1952-1955. Music teacher Uppsala, Sweden, 1955-1958. Music. consultant Stockholm, 1958-1961.

Manager Norrköping (Sweden) Symphony Orchestra, 1961-1964. Music. consultant Royal Board Education, 1964-1969. Lecturer Teachers Training College Umeå, 1969-1974.

Secretary for music Association Local Authorities, Stockholm, 1974-1976. President Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and Concert Hall, 1976-1986, retired, 1986. Chairman Svenska Konsert-byran AB, 1985—1988.

Member Music Education Committee, 1964—1968, Center Music Committee, 1984—1988. Board directors Royal Academy Music, 1985—1994, vice president, 1991—1994. Permanent secretary Norrbottens akademien, 1988—1999, honorary member.

Membership

Member Royal Academy Music, Royal Skytteanska Samfundet (correspondent), Wilhelm Peterson-Berger Society (chairman since 1998), Swedish Male Singers Association (chairman 1988-1994), Order of Seraphims (King's medal 1986), L'Ordre Arts et Lettres (chevalier 1985), Masons.

Connections

Married Anne-Marie Lemner, April 19, 1954. Children: Per Olof, Ingrid Maria, Anders Olof Rune.

father:
Frans Algot Engström

mother:
Göta Maria (Nordenborg) Engström

spouse:
Anne-Marie Lemner

children:
Per Olof Engström

Ingrid Maria Engström

Anders Olof Rune Engström