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Agathe Ursula Backer-Grøndahl (Composer)

Born: 1st December 1847, Holmestrand, Norway

Died: 4th June 1907, Ormøya

Nationality: Norwegian

Agathe Ursula Backer Grøndahl was a Norwegian pianist and composer. She married the conductor and singing teacher Olaus Andreas Grøndahl in 1875, and was generally known thereafter as Agathe Backer Grøndahl. Her son Fridtjof Backer-Grøndahl (1885–1959) was also a pianist and composer, who promoted his mother's compositions in his concerts.

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