Tagged: Composer

Grieg

Happy 175th birthday, Edvard Grieg!

Countless celebrations of the life and music of Norway’s famous composer are planned Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American June 15, 2018, marks the 175th birthday of Bergen and Norway’s most famous composer, Edvard...

Norway’s Knut Nystedt passes

Norwegian composer, conductor, and organist passed away aged 99 on Dec. 8 Michael Sandelson The Foreigner Born in Oslo (then Christiania) on September 3, 1915, he was regarded as one of Norway’s most significant...

Arne Nordheim is dead

Arne Nordheim died Saturday morning after a long illness, according to Nordheim’s wife, Rannveig Getz, NTB The decorated composer has lived in the State’s honorary residence for artists since 1982 called Grotten. Breakthrough in...