Solo Instrument(s) and Orchestra Music by Joachim Andersen

Born: 29th April 1847

Died: 7th May 1909

Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

Carl Joachim Andersen was a Danish flutist, conductor and composer born in Copenhagen, son of the flutist Christian Joachim Andersen. Both as a virtuoso and as composer of flute music, he is considered one of the best of his time. He was considered to be a tough leader and teacher and demanded as such a lot from his orchestras but through that style he reached a high level.