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 Toivo Kuula

Toivo Kuula

Birth
Vaasa, Vaasa Municipality, Ostrobothnia, Finland
Death 18 May 1918 (aged 34)
Vyborg, Leningrad Oblast, Russia
Burial Helsinki, Helsinki Municipality, Uusimaa, Finland
Memorial ID 9986311 · View Source
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Composer. He was influenced by composer Jean Sibelius and by Finnish folk music. His many art songs are highly regarded. Kuula was murdered in the wave of political reprisals following the end of Finland's Civil War. His masterpiece, the "Stabat Mater", was completed by others and performed after his death.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Bobb Edwards
  • Added: 29 Nov 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9986311
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Toivo Kuula (7 Jul 1883–18 May 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9986311, citing Hietaniemi Cemetery, Helsinki, Helsinki Municipality, Uusimaa, Finland ; Maintained by Find A Grave .