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Knut Nystedt
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Birth name Knut Nystedt
Born (1915-09-03)3 September 1915
Oslo, Norway
Died 8 December 2014(2014-12-08) (aged 99)
Oslo, Norway

Knut Nystedt (3 September 1915 – 8 December 2014) was a Norwegian orchestral and choral composer. He was also a musician and played the Organ. Nystedt was born in Oslo, Norway. Nystedt founded and conducted Det Norske Solistkor from 1950 to 1990. He also founded and conducted Schola Cantorum from 1964 to 1985.

Nystedt died in his sleep at his home in Oslo on 8 December 2014 at the age of 99.

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