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Fredrik Pacius

  • Birth 19 Mar 1809 Hamburg-Mitte, Hamburg, Germany
  • Death 8 Jan 1901 Helsinki, Helsinki Municipality, Uusimaa, Finland
  • Burial Helsinki, Helsinki Municipality, Uusimaa, Finland
  • Memorial ID 14270821

Musician. Considered by many to be "The Father of Finnish Music", in 1846, Johan Runeberg wrote the poem, "Maamme", and in 1848, Pacius wrote the music for it. In 1852 he wrote the first Finnish opera titled, The Hunt of King Charles.

Bio by: Tom Denardo


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  • Originally Created by: Tom Denardo
  • Added: 12 May 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14270821
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Fredrik Pacius (19 Mar 1809–8 Jan 1901), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14270821, citing Hietaniemi Cemetery, Helsinki, Helsinki Municipality, Uusimaa, Finland ; Maintained by Find A Grave .