Leif Solberg

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Bust depicting the Norwegian composer and organist, Leif Solberg.

Leif Solberg (18 November 1914 – 25 January 2016) was a Norwegian classical composer and organist.[1]

He was born in Lena, Norway. After studying at the Norwegian Academy of Music he spent his professional career as the organist in Lillehammer from 1938 to 1982. He was also a music tutor and choral conductor. However he is better known as a classical composer.[2][3][4] He became a centenarian in 2014, and died in 2016, aged 101.


  1. ^ Espen Amundrud Solhaug. "Oppland Arbeiderblad - Komponist Leif Solberg (101) er død". www.oa.no. Archived from the original on 2016-01-26.
  2. ^ "Leif Solberg". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 19 November 2014.
  3. ^ Aune, Olav Egil. "Leif Solberg". In Helle, Knut (ed.). Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 19 November 2014.
  4. ^ Flydal, Lars. "Hundreåringen som får sin symfoni i gave". Vårt Land (in Norwegian). pp. 23–24.