[ greeg; Norwegian grig ]

  1. Ed·vard [ed-vahrd; Norwegian ed-vahrt], /ˈɛd vɑrd; Norwegian ˈɛd vɑrt/, 1843–1907, Norwegian composer.

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How to use Grieg in a sentence

  • In the music to this song Grieg has admirably depicted the character of Solveig: beautiful, tender, joyous, and full of hope.

  • In it Grieg has emphasized only the somber and tragical aspect of the situation, ignoring entirely its touches of ghastly humor.

British Dictionary definitions for Grieg


/ (ɡriːɡ) /

  1. 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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