Published in print: 20 January 2001, Published online: 2001
(b Tampere, July 17, 1889; d Helsinki, Jan 28, 1960). Finnish pianist and composer. He studied the piano at the Helsinki Music School with Sigrid Schnéevoigt and Karl Ekman (1909–11), and continued his studies in Berlin with Martin Krause, in St Petersburg with Leonid Nikolayev and in Paris with J. Battalla. He also studied composition with W. Klatte in Berlin.