30th January 1857
1st March 1924
Gustav Helsted was a Danish organist and composer. He was the son of composer Carl Helsted , brother of the painter Viggo Helsted and nephew of composer Edvard Helsted. He began studying music at the age of 22. In the years 1879-1882 he studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Music including Niels W. Gade , Johan Christian Gebauer , JPE Hartmann and Gottfred Matthison-Hansen as teachers.