Bjarne Brustad, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Bjarne Brustad

Norwegian musician

Date of Birth: 04-Mar-1895

Place of Birth: Christiania, Norway

Date of Death: 20-May-1978

Profession: composer, musician

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Bjarne Brustad

  • Bjarne Brustad (4 March 1895, in Kristiania, now Oslo – 20 May 1978, in Oslo) was a Norwegian composer, violinist and violist.
  • He played with symphonic orchestras in Stavanger and Oslo.
  • In the 1920s he travelled to European cities such as Paris, Munich and Berlin, where he received musical inspiration and contacts.
  • From 1928 to 1943, Brustad was viola soloist with Philharmonic Society Orchestra in Oslo.
  • He wrote symphonies, compositions for violin and orchestra, chamber music and opera.
  • His opera Atlantis was finished in 1945.
  • After World War II he was also active in organizing work.As a teacher at the Oslo Conservatory of Music, his students included Bjørn Fongaard and Trond Øyen.

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