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Esaias Tegnér

Esaias Tegnér (Swedish: [tɛŋˈneːr]; 13 November 1782 (1782-11-13) – 2 November 1846 (1846-11-03)) was a Swedish writer, professor of the Greek language, and bishop. He was during the 19th century regarded as the father of modern poetry in Sweden, mainly through the national romantic epic Frithjof's Saga. He has been called Sweden's first modern man. Much is known about him, and he also wrote openly about himself.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 13, 1782 (By parish), Died November 2, 1846 (Q10718572)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1907

Roles Represented in DAHR: author

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Gramophone 7067e 10-in. ca. Oct. 1907 Kung Karl den unge hjälte August Svenson Male vocal solo, with orchestra author  


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