Known for her contributions to the golden age of Norwegian music and for the many future pianists she taught. Her compositions initially adhered to 1850s European pianistic and stylistic ideals, but as the 20th century neared, she began to adopt an impressionistic approach, making her the first Norwegian impressionist.
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|FULL NAME:||Agathe Backer-Grondahl|
|BIRTH DATE:||December 1, 1847|
|AGE:||172 years old|
Agathe Backer-Grondahl is a Composer. She was married in 1875 to singing teacher and conductor Olaus Andreas Grondahl. Her son Fridtjof Backer-Grondahl became a pianist and composer. She studied with Theodor Kullak from 1865 until 1867 and with Richard Wuerst in Berlin at the Akademie der Tonkunst.
DID YOU KNOW She was declared to be one of the 19th century’s greatest piano artists by music critic and writer George Bernard Shaw .
FACT She gained acclaim while in Berlin for her mastery of Ludwig van Beethoven ‘s “Emperor” Concerto.
Currently, Agathe Backer-Grondahl is 172 years old. She will celebrate her 173rd birthday on a Wednesday, December 1st. Below we countdown to her upcoming birthday.
Agathe Backer-Grondahl’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius’s life pursuit is to live the good life and a secret desire to make a difference in the world. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, being constrained and off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are: generous, idealistic, great sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, very impatient and will say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius are Gemini and Aries.
Agathe Backer-Grondahl was born in the Year of the Goat. The goat enjoys being alone with their thoughts. They’re creative thinkers and appreciate the arts. Though they’re economic and cautious, they can also be indecisive. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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