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Verner von Heidenstam

Carl Gustaf Verner von Heidenstam (6 July 1859 – 20 May 1940) was a Swedish poet, novelist and laureate of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1916. He was a member of the Swedish Academy from 1912. His poems and prose work are filled with a great joy of life, sometimes imbued with a love of Swedish history and scenery, particularly its physical aspects.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 6, 1859 (Olshammar), Died May 20, 1940 (Övralid)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, author

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-18467 10-in. 9/27/1916 Sverige Sam Ljungkvist Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor CS-021655 12-in. 3/30/1938 Sverige (Ode to Sweden) Augustana College Choir ; Henry Veld Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied author  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Heidenstam, Verner von," accessed August 16, 2022,

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"Heidenstam, Verner von." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 16 August 2022.

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