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Anders Hillborg

Anders Hillborg gained his first musical experience singing in choirs and he was also involved in various forms of improvised music. His sphere of activity is extensive, covering orchestral, choral and chamber music as well as music for films and pop music. He has received several awards and distinctions, including the Christ Johnson Music Prize in 1991 and a Grammy (the Swedish Gramophone Award) as Composer of the Year in 1995. Celestial Mechanics for solo strings and Hillborg’s Violin Concerto were both chosen as recommended works at UNESCO’s Composers Rostrum, in 1992 and 1995 respectively. In 2002 his orchestral work Dreaming River won the 1st prize in this competition. More

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Anders Hillborg

Stockholm (Sweden), 1954

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