Erkki-Sven Tüür
Oct 16 , 1959 - Present

With a multi-genre musical background, and a diverse range of interests and influences, Erkki-Sven Tüür is one of the most original voices working in contemporary music today. In 1979 Tüür founded chamber rock group ‘In spe’, for whom he functioned as composer, flautist, keyboard player and singer until 1983. Participating in a vibrant Estonian contemporary music scene, he undertook instrumental studies at the Tallin Music School and compositional studies with Jaan Rääts at the Estonian Academy of Music.

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With a multi-genre musical background, and a diverse range of interests and influences, Erkki-Sven Tüür is one of the most original voices working in contemporary music today. In 1979 Tüür founded chamber rock group ‘In spe’, for whom he functioned as composer, flautist, keyboard player and singer until 1983. Participating in a vibrant Estonian contemporary music scene, he undertook instrumental studies at the Tallin Music School and compositional studies with Jaan Rääts at the Estonian Academy of Music.

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