Definition of Grieg

1. Noun. Norwegian composer whose work was often inspired by Norwegian folk music (1843-1907).

Exact synonyms: Edvard Grieg, Edvard Hagerup Grieg
Generic synonyms: Composer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grieg

Greville bath
Grevillea banksii
Grevillea robusta
Grevillea striata
Grevillela parallela
Grewia asiatica
Grey-winged Trumpeter
Grey Turner's sign
Grias cauliflora
Gridley's stain
Grieg (current term)
Griesinger's disease
Griesinger's sign
Griesinger's symptom
Grifola frondosa
Grignard reaction
Grignard reactions
Grignard reagent
Grignard reagents
Grigori Efimovich Rasputin

Literary usage of Grieg

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1. Famous Composers and Their Works by John Knowles Paine, Theodore Thomas, Karl Klauser (1891)
"His father, Consul Alexander Grieg, and his mother, Gesine Hagerup, were early conscious of his musical talent, and were fortunately able to provide him ..."

2. Leaders in Norway, and Other Essays by Agnes Mathilde Wergeland, Katharine Merrill (1916)
"Edward Grieg is dead. The circle is growing smaller as the names that have ... Grieg (born in 1843) lived to be over sixty years old, the greater part of ..."

3. University Musical Encyclopedia by Louis Charles Elson (1912)
"EDVARD HAGERUP Grieg ' I "HE "national" spirit, which exists markedly in ... Be this as it may, Grieg at any rate came of a stock greatly respected in ..."

4. Phases of Modern Music by Lawrence Gilman (1904)
"A NOTE ON Grieg IT is the habit of musicians of a certain stamp to speak of Edvard Grieg with a slightly contemptuous lifting of the brows—an artist, ..."

5. Men of the Time: A Dictionary of Contemporaries, Containing Biographical by Thompson Cooper (1884)
"With regard to this meeting Grieg himself relates that " The scales fell from my ... Grieg is incontestably a composer of original and sterling _ talent, ..."

6. In Viking Land: Norway: Its Peoples, Its Fjords and Its Fjelds by Will Seymour Monroe (1908)
"... Grieg Origin of Norwegian folk-songs — How they typify the country— Significance of the epics — Ancient musical instruments — The Hardanger violin, ..."

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