Ilmari Henrik Reinhold Krohn
Born November 8, 1867, Helsinki. Died April 25, 1960, Helsinki.
Master of Arts 1894, Licentiate in Philosophy 1899 (aesthetics) and Doctor of Philosophy 1900, Imperial Alexander University.
Organist 1894-1905, Tampere church of Alexander
Docent 1900-1918 (History and theory of music), Imperial Alexander University
Organist 1911-44, Finnish Parish of Sörnäinen
Professor of Musicology 1918-35, University of Helsinki
Teacher (e.g. Church Music Institute of Helsinki, Tampere Finnish Girls' School, Finnish Coeducational School of Tampere, Helsinki Music Institute)
Commander's Medal of the White Rose of Finland 1937
Honorary Doctor of Theology, Helsinki 1955
Honorary member of the Sibelius Academy 1957.
Founder, president (1916-36) and honorary member (1953) of the Finnish Society of Musicology
Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music (Stockholm 1926).
Photo: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura
Written by Tero Juutilainen
Translated by Kaisla Kajava and Johanna Spoof
Revised by John Calton