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Harald Bergstedt

  • Birth 10 Aug 1877 Sjælland, Denmark
  • Death 21 Jul 1965 Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
  • Burial Bispebjerg, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
  • Memorial ID 11463725

Poet, novelist, playwright. After working as a teacher at private and public schools he travelled round Denmark as a reciter, temperance agitator and lecturer. In 1913 he published his first collection of poems, and his first novel was published in 1918. Whereas his novels and plays are now mostly forgotten, his works of poetry are still widely read, particularly his children's songs, set to music by Carl Nielsen (q.v.). Every child, and adult, in Denmark knows these songs which are heard daily performed by soloists, choirs, and even rock-bands.

Bio by: Erik Skytte


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  • Originally Created by: Erik Skytte
  • Added: 1 Aug 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11463725
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harald Bergstedt (10 Aug 1877–21 Jul 1965), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11463725, citing Bispebjerg Cemetery, Bispebjerg, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark ; Maintained by Find A Grave .