Edvard Grieg / Troldhaugen, Bergen

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    Entrance to Troldhaugen
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    Resting Place of Norway's Most Famous Composer

    by Sue08080 Updated Jul 2, 2006

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    After touring Grieg's home you can take a stroll down the path leading to the fjord at the bottom of the hill. There you will find Grieg's grave, he died in 1907, marked with a large plaque set among the pines. It is a very serene and beautiful place.

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    Troldhaugen...home of Edvard Grieg

    by Sue08080 Updated Jul 2, 2006

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    Entrance to Troldhaugen

    Visit the home of Norway's greatest composer, Edvard Grieg. The surprisingly modest house has a lake view. It looks much as it did when Grieg composed some of his best-known works in his studio there. Even the Steinway piano remains.

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    Edward Grieg Museum - Troldhaugen

    by Cristian_Uluru Updated Apr 18, 2006

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    Troldhaugen

    Built in 1885, Troldhaugen (the Hill of the Trolls) was the home of Norway's most famous composer, Edward Grieg (1843-1907). He lived in this house for 22 years and composed many of his best know works. In the ground of the house you can see the tomb of Greig and his wife Nina. The house wasn't modify after his death and you can enjoy your visit to discover the old things that the composer used to get inspiration of his works. In the garden there is a concert hall where you can listen good music.

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  • The home of Edvard Grieg

    by HeleneNorway Written Oct 14, 2005

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    Troldhaugen in Bergen, the home of composer Edward Grieg, is now a living museum comprising an exhibition centre with shop and cafe, concert hall, composers' cabin and Grieg's villa dating from 1885. Guided tours of the villa run continuously for both groups and individual tourists. Frequent public concerts are held, particularly in the summer season(Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays).
    It is also possible to hold private concerts in the villa or concert hall.

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    Visit Trollhaugen, the home of Edvard Grieg

    by LittleWonder Updated Sep 7, 2005

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    Visit Trollhaugen, the home of the famous composer Edvard Grieg.
    Concerts are held here, and the music of Grieg is played on his old Steinway in his living room. The original interior is intact.

    Grieg required absolute silence when he was working and had a small cabin buildt by the fjord to ensure this.

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    Edvard Griegs home at Troldhaugen

    by monica78 Written Nov 3, 2004

    Edvard Griegs home and his grave is located right outside Bergen.

    The house have a fantastic view, and it is easy to understand that Edvard Grieg found a lot of inspiration in the nature around his home.

    It is possible to visit his home, the cabin where he sat when he wrote and also his grave.

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    visit Troldhaugen

    by Hildeal Written Jul 17, 2004

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    troldhaugen was the home of Nina and Evard Grieg. Victorian in style, it stands beside Lake Nord?s, 8 kilometers south of the actual town. Close to the lake there is a small cabin, to which Grieg used to retire when he was composing. During the annual music Festival intimate conserts are held at Troldhaugen which is open to the public in sommer

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    Troldhaugen

    by jonkb Updated Jan 22, 2004

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    Troldhaugen, Griegs home

    This is the home of one of Norways greatest composers of classical music: Edvard Grieg.

    This was his home outside Bergen. This was the place to be invited if you were interested in music around the turn of the century. He used to write his music by a little cabin by the water. Now you can hear concerts in the hall buildt to honor him.

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    Grieg's Home

    by Ken_Weaver Written May 1, 2003

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    Grieg Home

    Grieg's former home is included in a museum complex called Troldhaugen. Grieg was born in Bergen in 1843, but lived abroad for many years while studying and composing. He returned to Bergen in 1874 and lived there until his death. During that time he wrote the Ballad in G Minor, Mountain Thrall, and the Holberg Suite for Strings. From 1880-1882, Grieg conducted the Harmonien Orchestra of Bergen.

    Museum Hours:
    Oct1...April 30.....10.00-14.00 Weekdays
    12.00-16.00 Weekends
    Weekends only in Oct, Nov, Apr
    Closed entirely in December

    May1...Sep30....09.00-18.00 everyday

    Entrance Fee:
    Adults.....NOK 50.....USD $10
    Students NOK 20.....USD $ 4
    Children Free

    Concerts performed frequently on campus

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    by Erlend76 Written Aug 26, 2002

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    Troldhaugen, Edvard Grieg’s Home
    “Troldhaugen” (the Hill of the Trolls), built in 1885, was the home of Norway’s most famous composer, Edvard Grieg ( 1843-1907). He lived here for 22 years and composed many of his best known works in the little garden hut by the shore of lake Nordås. Edvard and his wife Nina are buried in a cliff-hewn tomb in the grounds. The house is now a museum filled with mementos of the composer’s life and its 1907 interior is presented as Grieg knew it. In 1985, “Troldsalen”, a concert hall seating 200 people, wad opened for the performance of chamber music. Opened in 1995, in a museum building, which also contains multimedia-room and cafeteria.
    Summer concerts Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday (tickets at Tourist Information). Daily concerts during the Bergen International Festival. Booking for special group concerts at Troldhaugen offices.

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    Statue of Edvard Grieg

    by Ken_Weaver Updated May 1, 2003

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    Edvard Grieg Park Statue

    Edvard Grieg was born in Bergen in 1843. He studied abroad and returned permanently to Bergen in 1874.

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