Sven-David Sandström. Foto: Mats Bäcker

Sandström foundation


On Monday June 10, 2019 Sven-David Sandström, one of Scandinavia's most beloved composers, passed away. In commemoration of Sandström, and according to his wish. His wife Ann-Marie Lysell has founded Sven-David Sandström Foundation for support of choir composition (Stiftelsen Sven-David Sandström för främjande av körkomposition).

During the autumn of 2019, a Memorial Service will be held in Stockholm (date to be decided). The aim is to build up, from now till then, a backbone to the foundation. Those who wish to support this initiative that will operate in the spirit of Sandström, may contribute by transferring donations to
within Sweden: bg 559-7380 or swish 1230640318
international transferring: BIC address to Handelsbanken is HANDSESS, and IBAN no. is SE42 6000 0000 0002 8318 8278.

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The funeral will be held on 2 July in Katarina kyrka, Stockholm.

More information around the passing of Sandström to be found in Newsroom.