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Veljo Tormis – composer

Veljo Tormis in 2004.
Veljo Tormis in 2004.

Veljo Tormis (born 7 August 1930 in Kuusalu) is an Estonian composer, regarded as one of the greatest living choral composers and one of the most important composers of the 20th century in Estonia Internationally, his fame arises chiefly from his extensive body of choral music, which exceeds 500 individual choral songs, most of it a cappella. The great majority of these pieces are based on traditional ancient Estonian folksongs (regilaulud), either textually, melodically, or merely stylistically. …

More on https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Veljo_Tormis

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