Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson


Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

1832 - 1910

Bjørnstjerne Martinius Bjørnson was a Norwegian writer. In 1903 he received the Nobel Prize in Literature, becoming the first Norwegian Nobel laureate. Bjørnson is considered to be one of The Four Greats (De Fire Store) among Norwegian writers, the others being Henrik Ibsen, Jonas Lie, and Alexander Kielland. Bjørnson is also celebrated for his lyrics to the Norwegian National Anthem, "Ja, vi elsker dette landet".

Song List

This list is likely to be of songs that have been performed at Oxford International Song Festivals and Oxford Song events, and may not be comprehensive of this composer's compositions. This database is ever growing as a work in progress, with further songs regularly being added.

Aftnen er stille, timerne trille Op. 3 no.1 Agathe Backer Grøndahl
Den hvite, røde rose, 'The white and the red rose' EG137 Edvard Grieg
Dulgt Kjaerlighed, 'Hidden Love' Op. 39 no.2 Edvard Grieg
Princessen, 'The Princess' EG133 Edvard Grieg

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