Author: Jim Nelson

Jim Nelson
Jim Nelson is a Norwegian-American scholar and musician, who lived and taught in Norway for over 18 years. Nelson is an expert in the Norwegian immigration to the United States, Norwegian folk music, and Scandinavian immigrant music. Now based in Chesterton, Ind., he continues to perform and is president of the Scandiana Sons of Norway lodge.

A walk down memory lane

Jim Nelson recalls his numerous trips to Norway’s second city, Bergen, as a traveler, teacher, and guide, noting how the city has evolved.