Lars Klit is a composer, who has studied composition at the Royal Academy of Music in Copenhagen with Hans Abrahamsen and Ib Nørholm amongst others. In addition to his classical training, Klit has a background as a rock guitarist, which has inspired his compositions. His work list includes orchestral works, chamber music, works for solo instruments as well as dramatic works. He is famous for his chamber opera The Last Virtuoso. He has received several grants including the Danish Arts Foundation's 3-year work grant.