Who is Niels Marthinsen?
Niels Marthinsen is a Danish composer in the classical tradition. He studied composition at the Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus from 1982-1990 as a student of Per Nørgård. Other teachers include Hans Abrahamsen, Steen Pade, Karl Aage Rasmussen and Poul Ruders.
He received the Victor Borge Prize in 1993, the H. C. Lumbye Prize in 2008. The 2006 Danish National Opera production of Marthinsen’s opera Skriftestolen received the Danish Reumert Prize in 2007 for Opera of the Year.
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