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Title
Quartets
Composer
Catharinus Elling 1858-1942
Publisher
Simax, 2011
1 cd
Recording date
2008
Playing time
01:05:54
EAN
7033662013043
CDR
CHX2828
Placing suggestion
26 - Strijkkwartet (NBLC) K3 - Kamermuziek (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 1 times in Flemish libraries

About Catharinus Elling

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Catharinus Elling (13 September 1858 – January 1942) was a Norwegian music teacher, organist, music critic and composer. He was also a folk music collector and the author of a number of books.

Biography

Elling was born in Christiania (now Oslo), Norway. He was the son of Andreas Schaft Elling (1818–1872) and Pauline Bangsboe (1826–1905). His brother was engineer Ægidius Elling (1861–1949).

He studied piano and composition in Leipzig from 1877–78. In 1886 he received a scholarship and studied music at Professor Heinrich von Herzogenberg at Hochschule für Musik in Berlin from 1886–1887. From 1896–1908, he was teacher at Oslo Conservatory of Music. He was also organist at Gamlebyen Church in Kristiania from (1908–26). He was also music critic at Dagbladet (1881–82), Ny Illustreret Tidende (1884–86) and Morgenposten (1903–07). Additionally he also acted as conduct…Read more on Wikipedia