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List of notable or famous conductors from Norway, with bios and photos, including the top conductors born in Norway and even some popular conductors who immigrated to Norway. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Norwegian conductors then this list is the perfect resource for you. These conductors are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known conductor from Norway is included when available.

Ole Olsen and Johan Halvorsen are included on this list along with many more.

This historic conductors from Norway list can help answer the questions "Who are some Norwegian conductors of note?" and "Who are the most famous conductors from Norway?" These prominent conductors of Norway may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Norwegian conductors.

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Arvid Fladmoe


Arvid Fladmoe was a Norwegian composer and conductor. He was particularly known for his work as conductor of opera and operetta. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 78 (1915-1993)


Egil Hovland was a Norwegian composer. Hovland was born in Råde. He studied at the Oslo conservatory with Arild Sandvold and Bjarne Brustad, in Copenhagen with Vagn Holmboe, at Tanglewood with Aaron Copland, and in Florence with Luigi Dallapiccola. He was the organist and choir leader in Fredrikstad from 1949 until his death. His many works include two symphonies, a concerto for trumpet and strings, Music for Ten Instruments, a set of variations for two pianos, and a lament for orchestra. His sacred works include a Norwegian Te Deum, a Gloria, a Magnificat, and numerous works for organ, and he was one of the most noted church composers of Norway. He wrote in diverse styles, including ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 89 (1924-2013)

Birthplace: Mysen, Norway

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Egil Monn-Iversen is one of the most influential modern composers in Norway. He has had many important roles in Norwegian music, film, opera, television, comedy and theater. For some time he had so much influence in Norwegian culture that he got the nickname The Godfather, even though he has always considered himself a down-to-earth musician. Egil Monn-Iversen owned a film production company, a record label, and an agency for musical artists, he was the founder of the vocal group The Monn Keys, he was the CEO at the Chat Noir theatre, chairman at The Norwegian Opera and has since the 1960s worked in NRK and Det norske teatret. He has written scores to over 100 Norwegian movies and TV ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 89

Birthplace: Oslo, Norway

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Eyvind Alnæs was a Norwegian composer, pianist, organist and choir director. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 60 (1872-1932)

Birthplace: Fredrikstad, Norway

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