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Berg, Natanael (1879 - 1957), composer

Rolf Haglund

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Stockholm, 9 Feb 1879; d Stockholm, 14 Oct 1957). Swedish composer. He studied singing and a little counterpoint at the Stockholm Conservatory (1897–1900); otherwise he was self-taught. When Berg was a young man, a patron offered him a large sum on condition that he also find himself non-musical work. Berg therefore studied to become a veterinary surgeon, and worked as such in the army (1902–39). He associated with

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