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violinist , artistic director

Kjell Olof Söderqvist, Swedish artistic director, violinist. Recipient Cultural Award, 1976. Member local government Upplands Väsby, 1983-1988; artistic director Nordic Music Festival Norrtblie, Uppland, 1987-1989; chairman Managing County Music Directors Sweden, 1990-1991. Member Association Swedish Theatres & Orchestras (board directors since 1991).

Background

Söderqvist, Kjell Olof was born on July 31, 1938 in Stockholm, Sweden. Son of Axel Olof and Margareta Johanna (HamrÉn) Söderqvist.

Education

Bachelor, School of Music, Stockholm, 1968. Bachelor of Philosophy, University Stockholm, 1979.

Career

Music producer, Radio Sweden, Stockholm, until 1981; division head, National Board Cultural Affairs, Stockholm, 1981-1984; managing director, National Concerts, Stockholm, 1984-1988; managing director, Musiki Uppland, Uppsala, Sweden, since 1988. Freelance musician, since 1957. Teacher violin Museum Community School, UpplandsVäsby, Sweden, 1968-1976, headmaster, 1976-1979.

Membership

Member local government Upplands Väsby, 1983-1988. Artistic director Nordic Music Festival Norrtblie, Uppland, 1987-1989. Chairman Managing County Music Directors Sweden, 1990-1991.

Member Association Swedish Theatres & Orchestras (board directors since 1991).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: playing jazz, skiing, skating.

Connections

Married Harriet C. Cronström, December 8, 1962 (divorced 1967). 1 child, Martin O.; married Annika Elisabet Daag, April 20, 1973. Children: Stina M., Svante O.

father:
Axel Olof Söderqvist

mother:
Margareta Johanna (HamrÉn) Söderqvist

spouses:
Harriet C. Cronström

Annika Elisabet Daag

children:
Stina M. Söderqvist

Svante O. Söderqvist

Martin O. Söderqvist