NATANAEL BROMAN (1887 - 1966)
Swedish pianist and composer (Karl) Natanael Broman (1887–1966) was music director of Swedish Radio (1925–1951). He studied piano in Stockholm (1902–1911) with H. Thegerström and L. Lundberg, and composition with E. Ellberg and A. Hallén. In addition he also studied piano with Ignaz Friedman and composition with K. Kämpf in Berlin. As a composer he wrote a symphonic poem, Fritiof och Ingeborg (1912), a ballad for baritone and orchestra, Kung Lif och Drottning Död (1913), a sonata and romance for violin and piano, many songs and piano solo pieces. His most famous piano composition, Rokoko is heard in an early recording made in 1928 in Stockholm. The work was not published until 1938.