Composer: Edward H. Grieg

Edvard Hagerup Grieg Born at Bergen, Norway, of Scottish descent, son of a merchant and vice-consul in Bergen, his mother was a music teacher. He became a pianist and composer, with his standard classical repertoire known worldwide. He developed Norwegian folk music into his own compositions, helping to develop a national musical identity. As a child his mother taught him piano from age six. He attended several schools. His uncle, a Norwegian violinist, recognized his nephew’s talents at age 15 and urged his parents to send him to the Leigzig Conservatory in Germany. He enrolled there and concentrated on piano. He enjoyed the many concerts and recitals given in Leipzig. He disliked the discipline of the conservatory course of study, but h… Go to person page >

Arranger: Oscar Overby

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Tune Information

Title: FREE
Composer: Edward H. Grieg
Arranger: Oscar Overby
Meter: Irregular


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Baptist Hymnal 1991 #649

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