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Kaija Saariaho and Youssou N’Dour awarded Polar Music Prize 2013

Kaija Saariaho and Youssou N’Dour awarded Polar Music Prize 2013

GregJohnson May 7, 2013 0

Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho and Senegalese percussionist, songwriter and Mbalax pioneer Youssou N’Dour have been awarded the 2013 Polar Music Prize. The prize was founded in 1989 by the highly influential publisher, lyricist and

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Finnish composer awarded highest Danish classical musical honour

Finnish composer awarded highest Danish classical musical honour

Chris July 1, 2010 0

Kaija Saariaho, a Finnish composer, has been awarded the celebrated Danish Leonie Sonning Music Prize. Kaija Saariaho has become only the second female composer to be presented with the Leonie Sonning Music Prize. The

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