Born: March 2, 1801, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Died: November 9, 1880, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Buried: Assistens Cemetery, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Berggreen studied law, but eventually pursued a career in music, studying under Christopher Weyse. In 1838, he became the organist at Trinitatis Kirke in Copenhagen.
In 1843, he was teaching singing at the Metropolitanskolen, and in 1859, he became a
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