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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 28th, 1847 (Seltjarnarnes), Died February 23rd, 1927 (Copenhagen)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1919

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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 September 27, 2020,

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"Sveinbjörnsson, Sveinbjörn." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 27 September 2020.

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