Cecilie Schou Cleve

Born Cecilie Schou Cleve in 1911 was an opera singer and composer, from Norway, died in 1993. Her father, Halfdan Cleve, was also a composer. At the age of 21 she got the Ruud-scholarship for 4 years in a row, and studied singing in Vienna. Later she was engaged for six weeks at the Cairo Opera House as part of the Vienna State Opera. Cleve was awarded the Leharmedaljen prize by Franz Lehár personally. She was engaged for three years by the Nuremberg Opera, until the outbreak of 2nd world war. She was member of Tono since she was 19 years old, and has as composer released 15 piano pieces and 2 pieces for Janitsjar Orchestra, as well as 14 pieces for orchestra. Her music has been played in NRK Radio by Kringkastingsorkesteret on several occasions. Cleve received Ruudstipendium for singers over a period of four years, won a grant from the artists' compensation fund four times, and two times scholarship from Tono.

         Works for symphonic band:

  • Fantasi: Janitsjarorkester

  • Kjærtegn