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Karl Valentin (Composer)

Born: 30th May 1853, Gothenburg, Sweden

Died: 1st April 1918, Lidingö, Stockholm

Nationality: Swedish

Karl Fritjof Valentin was a Swedish composer.

Valentin was born in Gothenburg. He worked a few years for Julius Bagge in Stockholm. From 1879, he was a student at the Leipzig Conservatory of Music in Germany, where he defended his Ph.D. thesis Studien über die schwedischen Volksmelodien ("Studies on the Swedish Folk Melodies") in 1884. On 20 December 1897, he was elected member no.

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