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Edvard Grieg

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Edvard Grieg

Person  Male  Born 15/6/1843  Died 4/9/1907

Categories: Music / songs

Countries: Denmark, Norway

Composer. Born Edvard Hagerup Grieg in Bergen, Norway, of Scottish descent (the surname was originally Greig). He spent some years in Copenhagen and was encouraged by several young composers there. An accomplished pianist, he performed frequently in London. His best known works include his piano concerto in A minor and the incidental music for Henrik Ibsen's 'Peer Gynt'. Died in Bergen.

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