Emilius Bangert (1883-1962)

Emilius Bangert was an organist and choral conductor. He studied at the Royal Academy of Music in Copenhagen as a private student of Carl Nielsen. From 1919 to 1955 he was an organist at the Cathedral of Roskilde and during this time, in 1925, he became an organ teacher at the Royal Academy of Music. In 1949 he was appointed to the position of Professor, teaching organ, theory, choral instruction. Bangert was also a member of the Academy's board from 1947. His works include orchestral, chamber, and choral works (some of which were in fact written in co-operation with Carl Nielsen), and songs. In addition, he edited Buxtehude's Suites for the Harpsichord. Bangert was a member of the board of the Society for the Publication of Danish Music from 1938.