Folke Rabe

Also known as Rabe
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.folkerabe.se

Discography of Folke Rabe:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Was?? / Proteinimperialism 2 Audio 1970 WERGO
2 What?? 2 Audio 1997 Dexter's Cigar
3 Mellan Dröm Och Verklighet - Twixt Dream And Reality 6 Audio 1979 Proprius
4 Svenskt 60-Tal: Swedish Music From The Sixties 5 Audio 1966 Artist
5 Was?? / Proteinimperialism 2 Audio
6 Was?? / Proteinimperialism 2 Audio
7 Basta 17 Audio 1994 Phono Suecia


Folke Rabe (born in Stockholm, Sweden on October 28th 1935) is a freelance composer, recently retired from 20 years of work as an editor and administrator at the Swedish Broadcasting Corporation.

He started out as a jazz musician (trombone) in the 50's, in dixieland and swing bands, later as well in big bands under the direction of Lulle Ellboj, Harry Arnold, Arne Domnerus and others. During his studies at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm Rabe began putting more emphasis on composing.

Simultaneously with his activities as a composer Rabe has all the time been working as a music administrator as well, during the '70's in various positions within the lnstitute for National Concerts in Sweden, the last three years as program director. In 1980-2000 Folke Rabe was on the staff of the Swedish Broadcasting Corporation as editor, editor-in-chief and program manager.


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