Karl Aage Rasmussen (b. 1947)

Karl Aage Rasmussen is a composer and author, who studied music theory, music history and composition at the Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus, where he later became a teacher of composition and inspired many young composers until 2008. He was founder of the festival NUMUS in Aarhus, artistic director for ensembles such as Esbjerg Ensemble and Athelas Sinfonietta and from 2002 to 2008 he was vice chairman of the Royal Danish Theatre's board. In addition to that he has been the chaiman of the music commitee of the Danish Arts Foundation.