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Johan Ludvig Runeberg

Johan Ludvig Runeberg (Finland Swedish: [ˈjuːhɑn ˈlʉdːviɡ ˈrʉːnebærj]; 5 February 1804 – 6 May 1877) was a Finland-Swedish lyric and epic poet. He is the national poet of Finland and the author of the lyrics to Vårt land (Our Land, Maamme in Finnish) that became the Finnish National Anthem. Runeberg was also involved in the modernization of the Finnish Lutheran hymnal and produced many texts for the new edition.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 5th, 1804 (Jakobstad), Died Porvoo

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1906 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, author

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-3515 10-in. 7/11/1906 Soldatgossen Joel Mossberg Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor B-9197 10-in. 7/20/1910 Sotilas poika Juho Koskelo Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-9199 10-in. 7/20/1910 Joutsen Juho Koskelo Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor B-13435 10-in. 6/16/1913 Iloa ja surua Finnish-American Elite Choir Female vocal chorus, unaccompanied author  
Victor B-13440 10-in. 6/16/1913 Maamme Finnish-American Elite Choir Female vocal chorus, unaccompanied lyricist  
Victor B-13441 10-in. 6/16/1913 Porilaisten marssi Finnish-American Elite Choir Female vocal chorus, unaccompanied lyricist  
Victor B-26326 10-in. 4/29/1922 Sven Dufva Charles G. Widdén Recitation, with piano author  
Victor B-26327 10-in. 4/29/1922 Sven Dufva Charles G. Widdén Recitation, with piano author  
Victor BS-036604 10-in. 4/22/1939 Värt land North Star Singers of Bridgeport Vocal chorus, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 36445 12-in. 9/12/1912 Soldatgossen Arvid Asplund Male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia 43828 10-in. either 1915 or 1916 Vårt land Joel Mossberg Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 5040 10-in. 10/4/1916 Soldatgossen Joel Mossberg Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Gramophone 10283u 10-in. Feb. 1907 Soldatgossen John Forsell Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Gramophone 11579b 10-in. Oct. 1908 Vårt land, vårt land John Forsell Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Runeberg, Johan Ludvig," accessed October 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102356.

Runeberg, Johan Ludvig. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102356.

"Runeberg, Johan Ludvig." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102356

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