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Edvard Grieg Biography

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Edvard Grieg

Edvard Grieg was born in Bergen, Norway on June 15th, 1843. When Edvard was just six his mother taught him how to play the piano. He studied at many different schools including Tanks school and Norwegian private school when he got older. While he was at Norwegian private school he met a violinist, who said that with his amazing talents, he should go to Leipzig Conservatory which is a piano school. He decided that it wasn't for him. In 1860 Edvard survived a lung disease this caused him to have problems throughout his life. He then made his grand opening in 1861 playing the piano, his program included Between Pathetique sonata. In 1867 he married his first cousin Nina Hagerup, and had one daughter in 1868 named Alexandra. She
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