Andreas Peter Berggreen (Composer)
Born: 2nd March 1801, Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: 8th November 1880, Copenhagen, Denmark
Andreas Peter Berggreen was a Danish composer, organist, and pedagogue.
Berggreen was born and died in Copenhagen. He initially studied law before pursuing a career in music, studying under Christopher Ernst Friedrich Weyse. In addition to Weyse, Berggreen was also heavily influenced by the German musician Johann Abraham Peter Schulz.
Berggreen was the organist at Trinitatis Church in Copenhagen from 1838 and taught singing at Metropolitanskolen from 1843.