Born October 10, 1916, Mikkeli. Died January 22, 1993, Helsinki.
Master of Arts, 1958, Licentiate of Philosophy, 1959, Doctor of Philosophy, 1960, University of Helsinki.
Professor of Musicology 1960-83, University of Helsinki
Writings and critical music reviews for various newspapers incl. Helsingin Sanomat, Huvudstadsbladet, SNS-Kansan Sanomat, 1943-89
Chairman of the board, 1970-80, Sibelius Academy
Tieto-Finlandia Prize (for best work of non-fiction), 1989
Written by Tero Juutilainen
Translated by John Calton
Photo: Department of Musicology, University of Helsinki