Nielsen – Helios Overture, Op. 17

Carl Nielsen (Born in Sortelung, on Funen, 1865; died in Copenhagen, 1931) Carl Nielsen was born on the island of Funen, Denmark, the birthplace of Hans Christian Anderson, and a place so lovely it is rightfully called the Garden of Denmark.  The composer’s family was relatively poor:  his father was a house painter, his mother […]