1812–1887

Introduction

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Born: No­vem­ber 28, 1812, Trond­heim, Nor­way.

Died: May 23, 1887, Os­lo, Nor­way.

Buried: Vor Frel­sers Church (now Os­lo Ca­thed­ral), Os­lo, Nor­way. A bust of Lin­de­man was erect­ed out­side the church in 1912.

Biography

Son of a con­cert pi­an­ist, Lin­de­man stu­died the­o­lo­gy and mu­sic. He be­came or­gan­ist at Vor Frel­sers Church in Os­lo in 1839, suc­ceed­ing his el­der brother, Ja­cob An­dre­as Lin­de­man.

Publications

Ludvig was one of the lead­ing Nor­we­gian mu­si­cians of the 19th Century. He col­lect­ed al­most 2,000 Nor­we­gi­an folk tunes, pub­lish­ing ma­ny in a three vol­ume set (1853–67).

His oth­er works in­clude:

Sources

Lyrics