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Edvard Grieg

Composer (15-Jun-1843 — 4-Sep-1907)


Finn Benestad; Dag Schjelderup-Ebbe. Translated by William H. Halverson; L. B. Sateren. Edvard Grieg: The Man and the Artist. Sutton. 1988. 480pp.

Lionel Carley (editor). Grieg and Delius: A Chronicle of Their Friendship in Letters. M. Boyars. 1993. 226pp.

Lionel Carley. Edvard Grieg in England. Boydell Press. 2006. 488pp.

H. T. Finck. Edvard Grieg. London and New York: John Lane. 1906. 130pp.

Beryl Foster. The Songs of Edvard Grieg. Boydell Press. 2007. 269pp.

Beryl Foster. Edvard Grieg: The Choral Music. Ashgate Publishing. 1999. 206pp.

Daniel M. Grimley. Grieg: Music, Landscape and Norwegian Identity. Boydell Press. 2006. 246pp.

John Horton. Grieg. J. M. Dent. 1974. 255pp.

Sandra Jarrett. Edvard Grieg and His Songs. Ashgate Publishing. 2003. 155pp.

David Monrad Johansen. Edvard Grieg. American-Scandinavian Foundation. 1938. 400pp.

Elisabeth Kyle. Song of the Waterfall: The Story of Edward and Nina Grieg. Holt, Rinehart and Winston. 1970. 233pp.

Claire Lee Purdy. Song of the North: The Story of Edvard Grieg. J. Messner. 1951. 242pp.

Einar Steen-Nøkleberg. Translated by William H. Halverson. Onstage with Grieg: Interpreting His Piano Music. Indiana University Press. 1997. 413pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

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  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  7. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.270)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.629)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.429)

  10. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (pp.365-66)

  11. Portable Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (pp.102-04)

  12. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (pp.367-69)

  13. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.214)

  14. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.87)

  15. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (p.184)

  16. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.197)

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