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Gustav III and the Swedish stage

opera, theatre, and other foibles : essays in honor of Hans Åstrand

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Published by E. Mellon Press in Lewiston [N.Y.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sweden
    • Subjects:
    • Gustaf III, King of Sweden, 1746-1792.,
    • Kraus, Joseph Martin, 1756-1792.,
    • Opera -- Sweden -- 18th century.,
    • Music -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Bertil H. van Boer, Jr.
      SeriesStudies in the history and interpretation of music ;, v. 40
      ContributionsÅstrand, Hans., Van Boer, Bertil H.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML1745.3 .G87 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 269 p. :
      Number of Pages269
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1400328M
      ISBN 10077349314X
      LC Control Number93008082

      To distract attention from this, he tried to expand Sweden's borders through a war against Russia, but the attempt was unsuccessful. In the end, Gustav was assassinated by a conspiracy of noblemen. Gustav III was a benefactor of arts and literature. He founded several academies, among them the Swedish Academy, and had the Royal Swedish Opera built. Gustav III (24 January [O.S. 13 January] – 29 March ) was King of Sweden from until he was shot to death death in He was the eldest son of King Adolph Frederick and Queen Louise Ulrika, who was a sister of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia. References.

      The Battle of Viborg Bay (in Swedish literature known as Viborgska gatloppet, "the Viborg gauntlet") was a naval battle fought between Russia and Sweden on July 4, , during the Russo-Swedish War ().The Swedish Navy suffered heavy losses, losing six ships of the line and four frigates, but Gustav III of Sweden eventually ensured a Swedish naval escape through a Russian naval. Gustav I, born Gustav Eriksson of the Vasa noble family and later known as Gustav Vasa (12 May – 29 September ), was King of Sweden from until his death in , previously self-recognised Protector of the Realm (Riksföreståndare) from , during the ongoing Swedish War of Liberation against King Christian II of Denmark, Norway and Sweden.

      Gustav III was crowned in Young but ambitious, two years into his reign he reinstated absolutism and put an end to the nation's "age of liberty." He also instituted a foreign policy aimed at regaining Sweden's former position as the major power in northern Europe. - Explore Lindajane Keefer's board "Style: Swedish & Gustavian Style", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Gustavian style, Gustavian, Swedish interiors pins.


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Gustav III (24 January [O.S. 13 January] – 29 March ) note on dates was King of Sweden from until his assassination in He was the eldest son of Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden and Queen Louise Ulrika (a sister of King Frederick the Great of Prussia), and a first cousin of Empress Catherine the Great of Russia by reason of their common descent from Christian August of Predecessor: Adolf Frederick.

: Gustav III and the Swedish Stage: Opera, Theatre, and Other Foibles: Essays in Honor of Hans Astrand (Studies in the History & Interpretation of Music) (): Van Boer, Bertil H.: Books. Biography. Gustav Åbergsson was born to Jonas Åberg, footman at the royal court, and Fredrika Maria Svahn.

His father is thought to have been the son of Beata Sabina Straas, Gustav III and the Swedish stage book first professional native actress in Sweden to perform on a public stage inalthough this is unconfirmed. Stage career. He was a student at the French Theatre of Gustav III in Bollhuset, as his sister Inga.

Gustav III, king of Sweden (–92), who reasserted the royal power over the Riksdag (parliament). Gustav, the eldest son of King Adolf Fredrik, was an intelligent and cultured advocate of the Enlightenment.

In he married Sofia Magdalena, daughter of King Frederick V of Denmark. Gustav. Get this from a library. Gustav III and the Swedish stage: opera, theatre, and other foibles: essays in honor of Hans Åstrand. [Hans Åstrand; Bertil H Van Boer;].

Sweden - Sweden - The era of Gustav III: When Frederick of Hessen died inhe was succeeded by Adolf Frederick, who ruled until his death in While visiting Paris, Gustav III (ruled –92) acceded to the throne.

Before returning, he concluded another treaty with France. In he used the royal guard and officers of the Finnish army to seize control of the government from the.

King Gustav III seizes effective control of Swedish government and restores full power of monarchy, which had been subordinate to parliament since King Gustav III of Sweden completes a coup d'etat by adopting a new Constitution and installing himself as an enlightened despot, ending 50 years of parliamentary rule.

Gustav III was a huge patron of Carl Michael Bellman, a Swedish poet, songwriter, composer and performer. Bellman is a central figure in the Swedish song tradition and remains a powerful influence in Swedish music, as well as in Scandinavian literature.

Several of his songs are still sung as nursery rhymes to this day. King Gustav III of Sweden is best known for being mortally wounded during a masked ball at the Royal Opera House in Stockholm, Sweden and dying thirteen days later.

The incident was the subject of Giuseppe Verdi’s opera Un Ballo in Maschera (A Masked Ball). So, prepare for a Gustavian Swedish eye-candy-spa. But first, a brief history. This is for those of you who don’t even know what I’m talking about when I say Gustavian Swedish furnishings, colors and such.

When we speak of the Gustavian style, we are referring to King Gustav III who reigned as monarch of Sweden from We will start from the Viking Era, the German influence in the country and the Danish clash which led to the most important Swedish event: the Stockholm bloodbath in followed by the succession of Gustav Vasa.

Update on Covid From 1st of June and throughout the summer, the tours will be done in reduced groups of 15 people 40 TripAdvisor reviews. The museum holds the collection of classical sculptures purchased by King Gustav III during his journey to Italy (–84).

This is Sweden’s oldest. GUSTAV III OF Sweden () is one of the least studied of the later eighteenth-century rulers known as the Enlightened Despots.

He was not a great general like Frederick II of Prussia or a great empire-builder like Catherine II of Russia, nor did he labour tirelessly to rationalise the administration of a conglomeration of disparate principalities like Joseph II of Austria.

Gustav III (24 January [O.S. 13 January] – 29 March ) was King of Sweden from until he was shot to death death in He was the eldest son of King Adolph Frederick and Queen Louise Ulrika, who was a sister of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia.

Images for kids. Gustavus III. Gustavus III () was king of Sweden from to He was an enlightened despot and a philosophe. Born on Jan. 24,Gustavus III was the eldest son of Adolphus Frederick, an ineffectual king of Sweden, and Louisa Ulrika, the sister of Frederick the Great of Prussia.

He was educated by Carl Gustav Tessin and Karl Scheffer, two of Sweden's more eminent statesmen. Pehr Hilleström, King Gustav III and Gren, King Gustav III of Sweden &, a e from the Russian WarGustav III and the soldier Branch, Episode from Russian Warpainting, Gustav III of Sweden, oil on canvas, Height, 50 cm ( inches), Width, 95 cm ( inches), Reimagined by Gibon, design of warm cheerful glowing of brightness and light rays radiance.

Gustav III and the Swedish stage: opera, theatre, and other foibles: essays in honor of Hans Åstrand (Book) Gustave: ou, Le bal masqué: in two volumes by D. E Auber (). This is one of the many wonderful bronze statues of Swedish monarchs that are situated around Stockholm. Gustav II Adolf was king from to and is thought of as one of the great Swedish military commanders.

The statue is located in Gustav Adolfs Torgallmenningen, in Location: Gustav Adolfs torg, Stockholm. Raoul Wallenberg is another well-known Swedish statesman; he didn't run a country but he did save many lives from the Holocaust. Gustav III Popularity.

Most Popular # Born in #4. First Name Gustav # Royalty Born in Sweden #7. Aquarius Royalty # Gustav III. Gustav III was a benefactor of arts and literature. He founded several academies, among them the Swedish Academy, and had the Royal Swedish Opera built.

Royal title. Gustav III was known in Sweden and abroad by his Royal Titles, or styles. These were. Prosperous Swedish monarchs were patrons of culture, and their private collections became the basis for national art museums.

Drottningholm Court Theatre, Stockholm. King Gustav III (), the “Theatre King”, took many of his cues from the royal court of France and patronized drama and the arts.The Swedish Academy for Language, the Academy for Literature, History and Antiquities, the Academy of Music, and the Academy of Art all originated during Gustav's reign.

Although he extended religious toleration to Roman Catholics and Jews, he rigorously censored the press. Gustav loved freedom, as long as it suited his purposes.Gustav III was King of Sweden from until his assassination in He was the eldest son of Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden and Queen Louise Ulrika, and a first cousin of Empress Catherine the Great of Russia by reason of their common descent from Christian August of Holstein-Gottorp, Prince of Eutin, and his wife Albertina Frederica of Baden-Durlach.