MARTIN WEGELIUS (10 November 1846 – 22 March 1906) was a Finnish composer and musicologist , primarily remembered as the founder, in 1882, of the Helsinki Music Institute, now known as the Sibelius Academy .
Wegelius studied in Leipzig, Vienna and Munich. He had intended to
pursue a career as a composer, and wrote handful of orchestral works
and a significant number of chamber and vocal works. He was a
particular admirer of
He is often compared with his contemporary and rival
He is buried in the
* ^ "Hietaniemen hautausmaa – merkittäviä vainajia" (PDF). Helsingin seurakuntayhtymä. Retrieved 27 August 2016.
* WorldCat Identities * VIAF : 60197073 * LCCN : nr93051965 * ISNI : 0000 0000 5337 2255 * GND : 130841153 * MusicBrainz : fe89d66b-8563-4961-8eb7-acfedec87a19
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