Arvid August Afzelius
Arvid August Afzelius (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈarːvɪd ˈaʊɡɵst afˈseːlɪɵs]; 8 October 1785, in Fjällåkra – 2 September 1871, in Enköping) was a Swedish pastor, poet, historian and mythologist.
From 1828 till his death he was parish priest of Enköping. He is mainly known as a collaborator with the learned historian, Erik Gustaf Geijer, in the great collection of Swedish folk-songs, Svenska folk-visor från forntiden, 3 vols (Stockholm, 1814-1817).
He also published translations of the Poetic Edda and Hervarar saga, and a history of Sweden to Charles XII (of which a German translation was published in 1842), as well as original poems.
Birth and Death Data: Born May 6, 1785 (Fjällåkra), Died September 25, 1871 (Enköping parish)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1928
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BVE-45332||10-in.||6/9/1928||Alunda visan||Olle i Skratthult||Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||composer|
|Brunswick||12985-12986||10-in.||4/24/1924||Neckeus polska||Karin Branzell||Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Edison||5033||10-in.||10/2/1916||Neckens polska||Joel Mossberg||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Afzelius, Arvid August," accessed January 25, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104597.
Afzelius, Arvid August. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 25, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104597.
"Afzelius, Arvid August." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 25 January 2022.
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