Johannes Brun

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For the Norwegian businessman, military officer and bridge champion, see Johannes Brun (officer).
Johannes Brun: a Description of his Life and his Contemporaries (1899)

Johannes Brun (1832 – 1890) was a Norwegian stage actor.

Brun was born in Verdal.[1] He made his stage debut as the character "Henrik" in Holberg's comedy Den Vægelsindede 2 January 1850, at the first ordinary performance at Ole Bull's Det norske Theater in Bergen.[2][3] He was married to actress Louise Brun (née Gulbrandsen) in 1851. From 1857 both Brun and his wife played at Christiania Theatre.[1]

Brun is regarded among the most important Norwegian actors of his time.[1]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Almquist, Olaf (1898). Johannes Brun. En skildring af hans liv og hans samtidige (in Norwegian). Kristiania: Alb. Cammermeyers Forlag. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Losnedahl, Kari Gaarder. "Johannes Brun". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 23 October 2009. 
  2. ^ Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Johannes Brun". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 23 October 2009. 
  3. ^ Almquist, Olaf (1898). "Den først nationale scene". Johannes Brun. En skildring af hans liv og hans samtidige (in Norwegian). Kristiania: Alb. Cammermeyers Forlag. pp. 11–31.