EDVARD GRIEG (1843?1907), internationally renowned Norwegian national romantic composer. He played an important role in the cultural nation building preceding the dissolution of the union with Sweden in 1905.
NORWEGIAN HERITAGE is a series of illustrated books about our most important and best-known national icons. The respective titles introduce major personalities from the worlds of art and literature, science and sports, but also the many natural wonders of the country, as well as significant historical periods and cultural expressions. Each book offers an updated introduction to readers who wish to familiarize themselves with a given subject. For a full list of the series' titles, see www.norwegian-heritage.no