Friedrich Kuhlau

Friedrich Kuhlau Music Recordings

  • Born
    11th September 1786
  • Died
    12th March 1832
  • Birthplace
    Lüneburg in Uelzen district of Lower Saxon, Germany

Friedrich Daniel Rudolf Kuhlau was a German-born Danish composer during the Classical and Romantic periods. He was a central figure of the Danish Golden Age and is immortalized in Danish cultural history through his music for Elves' Hill, the first true work of Danish National Romanticism and a concealed tribute to the absolute monarchy. To this day it is his version of this melody which is the definitive arrangement.

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