Ludvig Norman

Swedish composer, conductor, pianist and teacher Fredrik Vilhelm Ludvig Norman was born in Stockholm on 28 August 1831. He studied with Adolf Fredrik Lindblad and then at the Leipzig Conservatory.

He taught at Stockholm's Royal Music Academy and was conductor of the Nya harmoniska sällskapet and kapellmeister at Royal Swedish Opera.

He wrote three symphonies, plus overtures and other works, and is one of Sweden's most important nineteenth century composers of symphonies.

Ludvig Norman died in Stockholm on 28 March 1885, aged fifty-three.


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