Egil Kapstad was born on August 6, 1940, Oslo, Norway and died on July 13, 2017, Oslo.
He was a Norwegian jazz pianist, composer and arranger.
Kapstad stands behind the music for more than 50 productions for theater, and has also composed for film and television drama.
Kapstad has written a number of classical works for orchestra, choir, string quartet, and smaller ensembles, and was a chief executive of the association Ny Musikk.
Egil has also worked as a host in television for NRK.
His Trio worked as a small orchestra in the Norwegian Melodi Grand Prix of 1965.
He was became a government scholar in 2003.
Egil Kapstad passed away at 76 years old.