Agathe Backer-Grondahl is best known as Composer who has born on December 01, 1847 in Norway. Currently, Agathe Backer-Grondahl is 174 years, 1 months and 22 days old. Agathe Backer-Grondahl will celebrate 175th birthday on Thursday, 1st of December 2022. Below the countdown to Agathe Backer-Grondahl upcoming birthday.
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.
She studied with Theodor Kullak from 1865 until 1867 and with Richard Wuerst in Berlin at the Akademie der Tonkunst.
She was declared to be one of the 19th century's greatest piano artists by music critic and writer George Bernard Shaw.
She was married in 1875 to singing teacher and conductor Olaus Andreas Grondahl. Her son Fridtjof Backer-Grondahl became a pianist and composer.
She gained acclaim while in Berlin for her mastery of Ludwig van Beethoven's "Emperor" Concerto.
Agathe Backer-Grondahl is 174 years old today.
Agathe Backer-Grondahl was born on December 01, 1847 in Norway.
Agathe Backer-Grondahl zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
Agathe Backer-Grondahl was best known as Composer.
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|1971||Cambodian Civil War: Khmer Rouge rebels intensify assaults on Cambodian government positions, forcing their retreat from Kompong Thmar and nearby Ba Ray.|
|1973||Papua New Guinea gains self-governance from Australia.|
|1974||TWA Flight 514, a Boeing 727, crashes northwest of Dulles International Airport, killing all 92 people on board.|
|1974||Northwest Airlines Flight 6231, another Boeing 727, crashes northwest of John F. Kennedy International Airport.|
|1977||Pinwheel is launched, which is now Nickelodeon.|
|1980||Ecatepec, State of Mexico, Mexico, becomes a city.|
|1981||Inex-Adria Aviopromet Flight 1308, a McDonnell Douglas MD-80, crashes in Corsica, killing all 180 people on board.|
|1984||NASA conducts the Controlled Impact Demonstration, wherein an airliner is deliberately crashed in order to test technologies and gather data to help improve survivability of crashes.|
|1988||World AIDS Day was proclaimed worldwide by the UN member states.|
|1989||Philippine coup attempt: The right-wing military rebel Reform the Armed Forces Movement attempts to oust Philippine President Corazon Aquino in a failed bloody coup d'état.|
|1989||Cold War: East Germany's parliament abolishes the constitutional provision granting the Communist Party the leading role in the state.|
|1990||Channel Tunnel sections started from the United Kingdom and France meet 40 metres beneath the seabed.|
|1991||Cold War: Ukrainian voters overwhelmingly approve a referendum for independence from the Soviet Union.|
|1997||In the Indian state of Bihar, Ranvir Sena attacked the CPI(ML) Party Unity stronghold Lakshmanpur-Bathe, killing 63 lower caste people.|
|2000||Vicente Fox Quesada is inaugurated as the president of Mexico, marking the first peaceful transfer of executive federal power to an opposing political party following a free and democratic election in Mexico's history.|
|1988||The birth of Zoë Kravitz, American actress, singer, and model|
|1988||The birth of Dan Mavraides, Greek-American basketball player|
|1988||The birth of Tyler Joseph, American musician and singer|
|1989||The birth of Sotelúm, Mexican trumpet player, composer, and producer|
|1990||The birth of Tomáš Tatar, Slovak ice hockey player|
|1991||The birth of Hilda Melander, Swedish tennis player|
|1991||The birth of Sun Yang, Chinese swimmer|
|1992||The birth of Masahudu Alhassan, Ghanaian footballer|
|1992||The birth of Javier Báez, Puerto Rican baseball player|
|1992||The birth of Linos Chrysikopoulos, Greek basketball player|
|1992||The birth of Marco van Ginkel, Dutch footballer|
|1993||The birth of Reena Pärnat, Estonian archer|
|1994||The birth of Seedy Njie, English footballer|
|1995||The birth of Agnė Čepelytė, Lithuanian tennis player|
|1995||The birth of James Wilson, English footballer|
|2012||The death of Rick Majerus, American basketball player and coach (b. 1948)|
|2012||The death of Ed Price, American soldier, pilot, and politician (b. 1918)|
|2013||The death of Richard Coughlan, English drummer (b. 1947)|
|2013||The death of Stirling Colgate, American physicist and academic (b. 1925)|
|2013||The death of Edward Heffron, American soldier (b. 1923)|
|2013||The death of Martin Sharp, Australian cartoonist and songwriter (b. 1942)|
|2014||The death of Mario Abramovich, Argentinian violinist and composer (b. 1926)|
|2014||The death of Dimitrios Trichopoulos, Greek epidemiologist, oncologist, and academic (b. 1938)|
|2014||The death of Rocky Wood, New Zealand-Australian author (b. 1959)|
|2015||The death of Rob Blokzijl, Dutch physicist and computer scientist (b. 1943)|
|2015||The death of Joseph Engelberger, American physicist and engineer (b. 1925)|
|2015||The death of John F. Kurtzke, American neurologist and academic (b. 1926)|
|2015||The death of Jim Loscutoff, American basketball player (b. 1930)|
|2015||The death of Trevor Obst, Australian footballer and coach (b. 1940)|
|2018||The death of Vivian Lynn, New Zealand artist (b. 1931)|
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