Gunnar Sønstevold

Gunnar Sønstevold (1912-1991) was a Norwegian composer. Sønstevold was a pioneer in early electronic music in Norway.

He was thefirst composer in Norway to compose and to get a performance of electro-acoustic music in public, with his music for the theatre production The Tempest at The Norwegian Theatre in 1959.


(Objekt ID 20074)
Object type Person
Born Navember 26, 1912 (dead October 18, 1991)
Functions Composer
Nationality Norwegian
Gender Male


Bäckström, Per og Bodil Børset (ed): Norsk Avantgarde (literally: Norwegian avant-garde). Novus Forlag. Oslo, 2011