Fredrik Pacius (Friedrich Pacius, F. Pacius) 19.03.1809-08.01.1891
Fredrik Pacius (born Friedrich Pacius) was a German composer and conductor who lived most of his life in Finland. He has been called the "Father of Finnish music".
Pacius was born in Hamburg. He was appointed music teacher at the University of Helsinki in 1834. In Helsinki he founded a musical society, the student choir Akademiska Sångföreningen and an orchestra. In 1848 Pacius wrote the music to the poem "Vårt land" by Johan Ludvig Runeberg, which was to become Finland's national anthem...
Further information at Fredrik Pacius's Wikipedia page.
Á samsöng Akureyri 4. júní 1895 er höfundur lags númer 3. sagður F. Parcius í stað F. Pacius (sjá skrá 0689), gert er ráð fyrir því að um prentvillu sé að ræða.
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