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Sveinbjörn Sveinbjörnsson

Sveinbjörn Sveinbjörnsson (28 June 1847 – 23 February 1927) was an Icelandic composer best known for composing "Lofsöngur", the national anthem of Iceland.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 28, 1847 (Seltjarnarnes), Died February 23, 1927 (Copenhagen)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1918 - 1919

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 58866 10-in. 1917 or 1918 Fanin Einar Hjaltested Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 85227 10-in. approximately May-June 1919 Humoreske (Sveinbjörnsson) William Oscar Violin solo composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Sveinbjörnsson, Sveinbjörn," accessed January 19, 2022,

Sveinbjörnsson, Sveinbjörn. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 19, 2022, from

"Sveinbjörnsson, Sveinbjörn." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 19 January 2022.

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