Svend Erik Tanggaard (b. 1942)

Svend Erik Tanggaard is a Danish composer, who studied piano and composition with Helge Bonnen from 1962-67 and in Münich from 1968-70. He is an artist who express himself via various media including literature and visual arts. His music is characterised by a condensed and often restless sound and is inspired by the neo-classical and neo-romantic approach to the musical material. His music avoids as much as possible symphonic development and "culmination".