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About Edvard Grieg
Edvard Grieg was a Norwegian pianist and composer regarded as one of the most influential composers of the Romantic era. Some of his notable compositions include In the Hall of the Mountain King, Grieg's Piano Concerto In A Minor andFuneral March in Memory of Rikard Nordraak.
He was the son of Gesine Hagerup and Alexander Grieg. In 1867, he and Nina Hagercup got married. Nina was his first cousin. Their marriage produced his only child, Alexandra, who died at a very young age from meningitis.
His mother taught him how to play the piano when he was only six years old.
He almost died in 1860 after suffering from a severe lung disease. The disease caused his left lung to become permanently damaged for the rest of his life.
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Edvard Grieg's Popularity
Edvard Grieg was a famous Norwegian composer, who was born on June 15, 1843. As a person born on this date, Edvard Grieg is listed in our database as the 42nd most popular celebrity for the day (June 15) and the 4th most popular for the year (1843).
People born on June 15 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. Edvard Grieg is the 1127th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Edvard Grieg's birthday, Edvard Grieg is the 28th most famous Norwegian.
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