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