[greeg; Norwegian grig]


Ed·vard [ed-vahrd; Norwegian ed-vahrt] /ˈɛd vɑrd; Norwegian ˈɛd vɑrt/, 1843–1907, Norwegian composer. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • Wagner, Chopin, Grieg,—these range the whole gamut of emotion for its own sake.

  • Grieg writes in a folk-tone that is severe to the point of grimness.

  • I'm afraid you'll think me very ignorant—it wasn't Grieg, was it?'

    Ghetto Comedies

    Israel Zangwill

  • "I'm stuck on the way you sing that Grieg song," he declared.

    Song of the Lark

    Willa Cather

  • Edmund Neupert delivered Grieg's Concerto as no one before or since has done.

    Franz Liszt

    James Huneker

British Dictionary definitions for grieg



Edvard (Hagerup) (ˈɛdvard). 1843–1907, Norwegian composer. His works, often inspired by Norwegian folk music, include the incidental music for Peer Gynt (1876), a piano concerto, and many songs
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