Afzelius, Arvid August

Afzelius, Arvid August

Afzelius, Arvid August (ärˈvēd ouˈgəst), 1785–1871, Swedish historian, mythologist, and songwriter. He made a notable collection of folk material in Swedish Folk Tunes from Olden Times (3 vol., 1814–16). His autobiography was published in 1901.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™ Copyright © 2022, Columbia University Press. Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.