Edvard Grieg

Edvard Grieg bio

Birth Name: Edvard Hagerup Grieg

Occupation: Composer

Place Of Birth: Bergen

Date Of Birth: June 15, 1843

Date Of Death: September 4, 1907

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Norwegian

Edvard Grieg was born on the 15th of June, 1843. He was famous for being a Composer. Leading composer of the Romantic era. His repertoire is still used today. He was known for bringing Norwegian folk music to the world.

Edvard Grieg was born in Bergen. He was enrolled in the Leipzig Conservatory after family friend and violinist Ole Bull saw his talent and urged his parents to move him forward with his training. He had many physical ailments as a result of suffering through lung disease, pleurisy, and tuberculosis during the spring of 1860.

Edvard Grieg was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Edvard Grieg was born in 1840s.

Edvard Hagerup Grieg is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Edvard Grieg’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Edvard Grieg’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Edvard Grieg kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Edvard Grieg was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Edvard Hagerup Grieg
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Edvard Grieg was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Edvard Grieg was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Edvard Grieg had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Edvard Grieg’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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