About Eric Ericson
Eric Ericson is considered to be one of the world’s top choir leaders.
Eric Ericson was born in 1918 and passed away in February 2013 after a long and eventful life with the song. He was 94.
Leader at twelve
He was trained as an organist. In 1945 he started the famous Chamber Choir, which was later renamed the Eric Ericson Chamber Choir. The group then became his main instrument for developing the optimal a capella singing.
He became increasingly active abroad and was a guesting conductor for choirs such as the Netherlands Chamber Choir, Groupe Vocal de France, BBC Singers and Wiener Staatsopers Choir.