Hans Ernst Krøyer

Hans Ernst (sometimes Ernest) Krøyer (31 January 1798 – 24 March 1879) was a Danish composer.

Krøyer was born in Copenhagen and the son of Bernt Anker Krøyer and Johanne Margrethe (née Schrøder), as well as the brother of Henrik Nikolai Krøyer.

He is best remembered as the composer of today's Danish national anthem Der er et yndigt land (There is a Lovely Country) in 1835, after lyrics by Adam Oehlenschläger.

He became cantor at the Royal Singers of the Chapel of Christiansborg castle in Copenhagen in 1844.

Krøyer died in Copenhagen.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 21st, 1798 (Copenhagen), Died March 24th, 1879 (Copenhagen)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-21198 10-in. 12/20/1917 Der er et yndigt land Florence Bodinoff Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Gramophone 0CS1526 10-in. 09/15/1939 Det er et yndigt land Johan Hye-Knudsen ; Lauritz Melchior Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Krøyer, Hans Ernst," accessed December 3, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100679.

Krøyer, Hans Ernst. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 3, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100679.

"Krøyer, Hans Ernst." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 3 December 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100679


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