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Sigurd Lie

Sigurd Lie (May 23, 1871 – September 30, 1904) was a Norwegian composer and conductor.

Lie was born in Drammen. He grew up in Kristiansand, studied in Leipzig in the early 1890s, and then moved to Oslo to work as a conductor. He died of tuberculosis in Oslo in 1904.

Lie is known for romances, and his best-known work is the romance Sne (Snow) with lyrics by Helge Rode. He also wrote other well-regarded Norwegian romances, including Hav (The Sea) and Det er vaar (It Is Spring), both with lyrics by Idar Handagard. He also set poems by Vilhelm Krag to music.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 23rd, 1871 (Drammen), Died September 30th, 1904 (Christiania)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1909 - 1914

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, arranger


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-14558 10-in. 3/6/1914 Soft-footed snow Alma Gluck Soprano vocal solo, with harp and orchestra composer  
Victor B-14766 10-in. 4/24/1914 Jeg gjemmer en undersöd dröm Rolf Hammer Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 41337 10-in. approximately 1904-1909 Jeg lagde mig saa silde Halfdan Rode Male vocal solo, with piano arranger  


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