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Grieg, Edvard

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A Norwegian composer and pianist, descended from a Scot who settled in Norway after the 1745 Battle of Culloden. Best known for his incidental music for Ibsen's play, "Peer Gynt".

Born 1843, died 1907.
  • Grieg in Bergen Summer Festival

    An annual event, with concerts of music by Grieg and other composers; includes a program, artist profiles, ticket details, practical information on venues and accommodation, and background on Grieg himself.

  • The Grieg Society UK

    Aims to promote British interest in Grieg and other Norwegian composers, and pursue cultural links between Britain and Norway. Offers a brief profile, with details of membership and an events diary.

  • International Edvard Grieg Competition

    An annual competition for composers, held in Oslo; includes how to enter, rules, and contacts.

  • International Edvard Grieg Society

    Established to promote Edvard Grieg's music to a wider audience, and support research and performance. Includes a list of national members, conference diary, with a biography and library of resources.

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