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Gilbert Jespersen Gilbert Jespersen (1890–1975), often known by his full name of Holger Gilbert Jespersen, studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Music and then in Paris, where his teachers were Adolphe Hennebains and Philippe Gaubert. Jespersen was the dedicatee of Carl Nielsen’s Flute Concerto and, as a member of the Wind Quintet of the Royal Danish Orchestra, of Nielsen’s Wind Quintet. Photograph of Gilbert Jespersen courtesy of Mogens Friis, whose website,, is available in Danish and English.
Friedrich Kuhlau: Quintet in D major  Op.51 no.1. (Finale). Gilbert Jespersen, flute; Erling Bloch, violin; Hans Kassow and Lavard Friisholm, viola; Asger Lund-Christiansen, cello. Recording made in 1950.
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