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John Persen in 2000

John Persen (9 November 1941 – 12 December 2014) was a Norwegian composer. He was born in Porsanger, Norway. He was the son-in-law of Finn Strømsted. He was awarded Lindemanprisen in 1999, and Edvardprisen twice, and was awarded honorary membership of the Norwegian Society of Composers.[1]


Persen died in Oslo, Norway, aged 73.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "John Persen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 17 December 2014.
  2. Fjermeros, Halvor. "John Persen". In Helle, Knut (ed.). Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 17 December 2014.