Siegfried Langgaard (1852-1914)

Siegfried Langgaard was a pianist and composer and the father of Rued Langgaard. He got his musical eduacation from the Royal Academy of Music in Copenhagen where he studied from 1874 to 1876. After a short career as a pianist, he became a teacher at the Academy from 1881 until his death. His work list includes songs and piano works, and his son reworked and completed a fair share of his father's works.