Agathe Backer Grøndahl, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Agathe Backer Grøndahl

Norwegian pianist and composer

Date of Birth: 01-Dec-1847

Place of Birth: Holmestrand, Vestfold, Norway

Date of Death: 04-Jun-1907

Profession: composer, pianist, music pedagogue

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Agathe Backer Grøndahl

  • Agathe Ursula Backer Grøndahl (1 December 1847 – 4 June 1907) 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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