Poul Schierbeck (1888-1949)

Poul Schierbeck was an organist and composer. He was pupil of Carl Nielsen and Thomas Laub. From 1916 he was organist in Copenhagen. From 1931 he was a teacher at the Royal Academy of Music in Copenhagen (orchestration and composition). He was a member of Musikaliska Akademien in Stockholm. His works include opera (Fête Galante), music for film, radio drama and marionette theatre, symphonic and chamber music, piano pieces, choral works and songs.