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Grieg Society of Scotland

The Grieg Society of Scotland

Advancing understanding of the lives, artistic legacies and Scottish connections of composer Edvard Grieg and his wife, singer Nina Grieg. Our mission is to inform and inspire.

Welcome spirits on Scottish shores (Edvard & Nina Grieg)

Edvard Grieg – Composer (born Bergen 1843) & Nina Grieg – Singer (born Bergen 1845)

Partners in life. Partners in music. And Norwegians both of Scottish descent.


Harps of the North: Edvard Grieg & Andreas Munch in the World of Walter Scott – watch our film celebrating the Walter Scott 250th anniversary year.

Monumentally Grieg! – in film

Project Monumentally Grieg! – in film

Watch our film about conservation of the gravestone of Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg’s Scottish ancestors here. (Subtitles available. Norwegian subtitles coming soon).

The story ‘Grieg’ of the stone in film

In 2018 the Grieg Society of Scotland completed the first phase of project Monumentally Grieg! to conserve and interpret the ancestral gravestone of Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg at Rathen Old Kirkyard, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. This short film tells the story of the stone and how it was saved.

And if you like our film, you’ll love our Monumentally Grieg! 3D model – let your imagination flow, and explore it here!

Image of Monumentally Grieg! 3D model

Author : Dr Sally LK Garden, Mar 2019

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The Grieg Society of Scotland (Griegforeningen i Skottland) was founded in 2017

Find out more about our work and our inspirations.