1836–1902
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February 24, 1836, Gildeskål, Nordland, Norway.

January 17, 1902, Oslo, Norway.

Vår Frelsers Cemetery, Oslo, Norway.

A theologian and professor of He­brew, Blix wrote his doctoral dissertation on The Words for Lord and King in Hebrew.

He was for many years a professor of Se­mi­tic languages at Os­lo University, served as the Nor­we­gian Minister of Ecclesiastical Affairs, and was instrumental in introducing the Ny­norsk language into Nor­we­gian hymnody.

His works include:

  1. Gud signe vårt dyre fed­re­land (known as the national hymn of Nor­way)
  2. Med Je­sus vil eg fara
  3. No liv­nar det i lun­dar
  4. Syng i stille mor­gon­stun­der
  1. Den store kvite flokk
  2. Himmelske Fa­der, her­leg utan like
  3. Kyrkja ho er er eit ga­malt hus