August Enna

August Enna

  • Born
    13th May 1859
  • Died
    3rd August 1939
  • Birthplace
    Denmark
August Enna was a Danish composer, known mainly for his operas. Enna was born in Denmark, but his ethnic origins lay in the town of Enna in Sicily. His first major success as a composer was The Witch (1892), which was followed by several popular operas, songs, two symphonies (in D minor and C minor), and a violin concerto.Strongly influenced by Wagner's music, he would himself be an influence on Danish composers such as Carl Nielsen. August Enna has also written piano music as well.