Gustav Holst

Gustav Holst bio

Birth Name: Gustav Holst

Occupation: Composer

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: September 21, 1874

Date Of Death: May 25, 1934

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Swedish

Gustav Holst was born on the 21st of September, 1874. He was popular for being a Composer. English composer best known for “The Planets,” his orchestral suite written between 1914 and 1916. His music fell into obscurity following his death, but was rediscovered in the 1980s.

Gustav Holst was born in England. His father suggested that he learn to play the trombone at age 12 to help with his asthma. He was trained by Charles Villiers Stanford at the Royal College of Music. He was a lifelong friend of fellow English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams.

Gustav Holst was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Gustav Holst was born in 1870s.

Gustav Holst is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Gustav Holst’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Gustav Holst’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Gustav Holst was born in the Year of the Dog.

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Zodiac Sign: Gustav Holst was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Gustav Holst was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Gustav Holst had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Gustav Holst’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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