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Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen

Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen (23 September 1848 – 4 October 1895) was a Norwegian-American author and college professor. He is best remembered for his novel Gunnar: A Tale of Norse Life, which is generally considered to have been the first novel by a Norwegian immigrant in America.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 23rd, 1848, Died October 4th, 1895

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-18946 10-in. 12/29/1916 My lover, he comes on the Skee Elsie Baker Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Boyesen, Hjalmar Hjorth," accessed October 30, 2020,

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"Boyesen, Hjalmar Hjorth." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 30 October 2020.

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