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musician educator

Per-Olof Johnson, musician educator. Decorated with Litteris et Artibus medal for outstanding artistic achievement by King Carl XVI, Gustav of Sweden, knighted Ridder of Dannebrogen by Queen Margarethe of Denmark, 1980; recipient Silver medal in Councours INernat. de la Guitarre, Paris, 1962. Member Royal Swedish Academy Music, Rotary Club Malmö.

Background

Johnson, Per-Olof was born on October 8, 1928 in V. Vingaker, Söderma, Sweden. Son of Gustav Einar and Emy Teresia (Ulf) Johnson.

Education

Soloist exam, Akad Musik und Darstellende, Vienna, Austria, 1957. Studies in lute, Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, Basel, Switzerland, 1961.

Career

Teacher classical guitar Malmö Conservatory of Music, Sweden, 1958-1960, Folkliga Musik-skolan Ingesund, Arvika, Sweden, 1961-1966, Det Danske Musikkonsrvatorium, Copenhage, Denmark, 1966-1982. Professor classical guitar Lund (Sweden) University Malmö College Music, from 1982.

Membership

Member Royal Swedish Academy Music, Rotary Club Malmö.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Botany.

Connections

Married Elvy Birgitta Skogsberg, November 9, 1958. Children: Eva, Anders.

father:
Gustav Einar Johnson

mother:
Emy Teresia (Ulf) Johnson

spouse:
Elvy Birgitta Skogsberg

children:
Eva Johnson

Anders Johnson