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Ivar Andreas Aasen

Ivar Andreas Aasen (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈiːvɑr ˈoːsn̩]; 5 August 1813 – 23 September 1896) was a Norwegian philologist, lexicographer, playwright, and poet. He is best known for having assembled from dialects one of the two official written versions of the Norwegian language, Nynorsk.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1813 (Ørsta), Died 1896 (Christiania)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1914 - 1920

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-14796 10-in. 5/5/1914 Millom bakkar og berg ut med havet Rolf Hammer Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor B-20236 10-in. 7/19/1917 Dei vil alted klaga og kyla Carsten Woll Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-24610 10-in. 10/5/1920 Her er det land som hugar meg best August Werner Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Aasen, Ivar Andreas," accessed July 30, 2021,

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"Aasen, Ivar Andreas." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 30 July 2021.

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