Bull, Ole Bornemann

Bull, Ole Bornemann

(ō`lə bōr`nəmän bo͞ol), 1810–80, Norwegian violinist. After his debut in Paris (1832) he toured in Europe and in the United States, playing mainly his own compositions and Norwegian folk music. He founded a theater for national drama at Bergen (1849), and in 1852 he attempted to found a Norwegian settlement in Pennsylvania.

Bibliography

See biography by M. Smith (1943, repr. 1973).

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