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Håkan Hardenberger

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Ulf Håkan Hardenberger (born 27 October 1961 in Malmö) is a Swedish trumpeter. Taking up the trumpet at the age of eight under the guidance of hometown teacher Bo Nilsson, Hardenberger pursued further studies at the Paris Conservatoire, with Pierre Thibaud, and in Los Angeles with Thomas Stevens. He has quickly established a career as a virtuoso who possesses not only an impressive command of the classical repertoire, but has also commissioned many new works from contemporary composers, including Harrison Birtwistle, Toru Takemitsu, Hans Werner Henze, Rolf Martinsson, Mark-Anthony Turnage, Heinz Karl Gruber, Benjamin Staern, Brett Dean, Tobias Broström and Arvo Pärt. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Håkan Hardenberger has received more than 56,433 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Håkan Hardenberger is the 2,029th most popular musician (down from 1,924th in 2019), the 1,024th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 847th in 2019) and the 36th most popular Swedish Musician.

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  • 1.49

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Among musicians, Håkan Hardenberger ranks 2,029 out of 2,662Before him are Jack Johnson, Kai Winding, Duke Pearson, Alex Gaudino, Yasunori Mitsuda, and Muhal Richard Abrams. After him are Hiro Yamamoto, DJ Ashba, Tom Scholz, Christoph Brüx, Steve Hewitt, and Shirley Scott.

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Among people born in 1961, Håkan Hardenberger ranks 451Before him are Jorge Barrios, Masaaki Mori, Sugao Kambe, Tak Matsumoto, Troels Rasmussen, and Gyrðir Elíasson. After him are Hiro Yamamoto, Julian Bailey, Kent Nielsen, Rudy Dhaenens, Anton Josipović, and Dietmar Woidke.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Håkan Hardenberger ranks 1,024 out of 1,612Before him are Eva Ström (1947), Roine Stolt (1956), Carolina Klüft (1983), Thomas Sjöberg (1952), Ragnar Lundberg (1924), and Jan Halvarsson (1942). After him are Markus Rosenberg (1982), Tomas Svensson (1968), Alexander Isak (1999), Knut Torell (1885), Annika Sörenstam (1970), and Lena Philipsson (1966).

Among MUSICIANS In Sweden

Among musicians born in Sweden, Håkan Hardenberger ranks 36Before him are Karin Dreijer (1975), Anders Fridén (1973), Johan Renck (1966), Axwell (1977), Joakim Brodén (1980), and Roine Stolt (1956). After him are José González (1978), Jesper Strömblad (1972), Christian Lindberg (1958), Oscar Dronjak (1972), Mikael Stanne (1974), and Lisa Miskovsky (1975).