#HappyBirthday Edvard Grieg, born in Bergen #OnThisDay in 1843.
From the age of six, Grieg learnt the piano from his mother. But it was when the Norwegian violinist Ole Bull visited the Grieg family in 1858 that a clear musical course was set. Bull heard young Edvard play, and persuaded his parents to send him to the Leipzig to study.
Only ten years later, in the summer of 1868, Grieg...
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