Halfdan Kjerulf


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(b Christiania, 1815; d Grefsen, 1868). Norweg. composer, nationalist in feeling. Wrote over 100 songs, many being settings of Bjørnson, choral and pf. comps. His songs combined influence of Ger. Lieder with Norweg. folk mus., paving the way for Grieg.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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