Troldhaugen - Edvard Grieg Museum
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Troldhaugen was the summer residence of the world famous composer, pianist and conductor Edvard Grieg.
He came here from 1885 until his death in 1907, where he worked with his music. Edvard Grieg and his wife Nina is also buried here. Edvard Grieg was born in Bergen June 15, 1843, in the Grieg family house in Strandgaten 152.
Edward Grieg was a highly respected throughout the world, and he went around most of the world as a pianist and conductor. As a leading ambassador for music at the time, he is undoubtedly one of the personalities, that they are proud of in Norway.
In Norway and elsewhere in the world people still listening to his music, as always will continue unabated.
To honour Edward Grieg and to commemorate the great Norwegian musical talent, Troldhaugen was converted into a museum 1928. Today, the museum expanded to include a modern museum building and a concert hall with seating for 200 spectators.
Down by the lake, Grieg built a hut in 1891 because he needed to be alone to write his music because many visitors visiting the house interrupted his work.
Grieg's tomb is located on the mountainside facing the lake. On a fishing tour on the lake, Edvard Grief saw this rock and said 'There I would like t rest forever'. It was his cousin, Schak Bull, who designed the tomb.
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