Petur Alberg

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Petur Alberg
Born 15 December 1885
Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
Died 1940
Faroe Islands
Nationality Faroese
Occupation
Known for composing the Faroese national anthem

Petur Alberg (1885 – 1940), Faroese violin player and songwriter from Tórshavn. He composed the anthem of the Faroes, Mítt alfagra land or Tú alfagra land mítt as it is usually called.

References[edit]

  • Sørensen, Zacharias: Løg til songbók Føroya fólks (1st ed.) p. 364. Tórshavn nótar 2003.