Sven Grundtvig

Svend Hersleb Grundtvig (9 September 1824, Copenhagen – 14 July 1883, Frederiksberg) was a Danish literary historian and ethnographer. He was one of the first systematic collectors of Danish traditional music, and he was especially interested in Danish folk songs. He began the large project of editing Danish ballads. He also co-edited Icelandic ballads. He was the son of N. F. S. Grundtvig.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 9th, 1824 (Copenhagen), Died July 14th, 1883 (Copenhagen)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1906

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Gramophone 1072r 10-in. ca. Apr. 1906 Det var en Lørdag aften Rosa Hjorth Female vocal solo, with piano composer  


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