Anders Hillborg (se)

Eleven Gates

In English

Anders Hillborg was born in Stockholm in 1954. He gained his first musical experience singing in choirs and was also involved in various forms of improvised music. From 1976 to 1982 he studied counterpoint, composition and electronic music at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm, where his teachers included Gunnar Bucht, Lars-Erik Rosell, Arne Mellnäs and Pär Lindgren. Brian Ferneyhough, who was a guest lecturer at the College of Music on several occasions, was another important source of inspiration. Apart from occasional teaching positions, Hillborg has been a full-time freelance composer since 1982. His sphere of activity is extensive, covering orchestral, choral and chamber music as well as film scores and pop music

På dansk

Anders Hilborg er født i Stockholm i 1954. Han fik sine første musikalske erfaringer som korsanger, og han var desuden involveret i forskellige former for improviseret musik. Fra 1976 til 1982 studerede han kontrapunkt, komposition og elektronisk musik på Kungliga Musikhögskolan i Stockholm, hvor han blandt andre blev undervist af Gunnar Bucht, Lars-Erik Rosell, Arne Mellnäs og Pär Lindgren. En anden vigtig inspirationskilde var Brian Ferneyhough, som ved flere lejligheder var gæsteunderviser på Kungliga Musikhögskolan. Ud over at fungere som underviser fra tid til anden, har Hillborg været freelance-komponist på fuld tid siden 1982. Han har et omfattende virkefelt, som dækker både orkester-, kor- og kammermusik samt film- og popmusik