Pekka Hannikainen (Pekka Juhani Hannikainen) 09.12.1854-13.09.1924
Pekka Juhani Hannikainen was a Finnish musical composer and the head of a famous Finnish musical family. He was born in Nurmes but moved to Jyväskylä to study in high school. He continued his studies in Helsinki and lived later both in Jyväskylä and Helsinki.
Hannikainen was the first conductor of the Finnish students' choir, the Ylioppilaskunnan Laulajat, in 1882–1885. He was also the founder of the Mieskuoro Sirkat choir in 1899. From 1887–1891, he was the editor of the first Finnish musical paper, Säveleitä...
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