Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)

Nationality

Norwegian

Famous Works Involving Orchestra

Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 and 2, Holberg Suite, Lyric Suite, Piano Concerto, Symphonic Dances

Fun Facts

  • Greig often composed music featuring folk songs from his homeland of Norway.
  • He received two honorary doctorates from the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge!
  • Greig married his first cousin and had one daughter, who died as an infant.

Get to know Greig in this video by Columbus Symphony Violinist David Tanner!

Upcoming Columbus Symphony Concerts Featuring Grieg’s Music

  • None at this time

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