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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

Recordings

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  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Sveinbjörnsson, Sveinbjörn," accessed January 19, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116693.

Sveinbjörnsson, Sveinbjörn. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 19, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116693.

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

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116693

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