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Anders Koppel

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Anders Koppel


Anders Koppel (b. 17 July 1947 in Copenhagen, Denmark) is a Danish composer.

In 1967 Koppel was a co-founder of the rock group Savage Rose. From 1976 to 2012 he was a member of the trio Bazaar. He plays in the trio Koppel-Andersen-Koppel which includes his son, saxophone player Benjamin Koppel.

Koppel has composed music for eight ballets for the New Danish Dance Theatre and music for more than 150 movies, 50 theatrical plays and three musicals. He has also composed more than 90 works for classical ensembles, chamber music and 20 concertos, among them two saxophone concertos and four marimba concertos. Koppel has also twice received the Danish film award Robert for best film score (1994 and 1996).

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