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LEVYSOHN, SALOMON FREDERIK:

Danish musician and critic; born in Copenhagen Oct. 14, 1858. He studied at the University of Copenhagen and at the Polytechniske Institut until 1878, when he decided to devote himself to the study of music. From 1884 to 1896 he was conductor of the Academical Song-Society (Studenter-Sangforeningen); in 1891 he was appointed keeper of the archives of music at the Kongelige Theater in Copenhagen.

Levysohn has translated into Danish the texts of several operas, including "Don Juan" and "Othello." He has written also a number of criticalessays in "Morgenbladet" and in other Danish dailies.

Bibliography:
  • Salmonsen's Store Illustrerede Konversations-Lexicon.
S. F. C.
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