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Theodore Bjorksten


Centurion, 1898–1902

Full Name Joseph Theodor Richard Björksten

Born 23 May 1858 in Stockholm (Skeppsholm), Stockholm, Sweden

Died 1946 in Unknown

Proposed by F. Hopkinson Smith and John Ames Mitchell

Elected 3 December 1898 at age forty

Archivist’s Note: Active in Europe during the 1910s and 1920s; the only source for his year of death is currently Anders Esling, Franskt i svensk musik, 1880–1920 (Uppsala: Almqvist & Wiksell International, 1982).