Ole Bull

Ole Bornemann Bull was born the 5th of February, 1810 and died on the 17th of August, 1880, at his home, Lysøen. A world-renown virtuoso violinist and composer, his impassioned dedication to his country’s folk music played a key role in the development of Norwegian culture following Norway’s separation from Denmark. In the course of his lengthy career, Ole Bull travelled and performed throughout the world. He was a musician, networker, promoter, inspiration and Norway’s first superstar. On the occasion of Ole Bull’s funeral, esteemed Norwegian writer Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson bestowed upon him the title “the people’s finest and proudest moment “.
Musical compositions av Håvard Legreid — sist endret 09.09.2010 - 13:03
Overview over Ole Bull´s music manuscripts. The table contains links to prints and audio reproductions. The original manuscripts are found at the Lysøen Museum, the Norwegian National Library, the Norwegian Music Collection and Bergen Public Library.
Correspondence av Håvard Legreid — sist endret 09.09.2010 - 13:03
A collection of Ole Bull´s correspondence. Some correspondence regarding Bull is also available. The original letters are found in the collection of the University of Bergen and Knut Hendriksen´s collection at Valestrand.
Bulliana and biographies av Håvard Legreid — sist endret 09.09.2010 - 13:03
A collection of printed concert reviews, commersial items (advertisements), stories from Ole Bull´s life and biographies both articles and books. The material is collected from the University of Bergen, the collection of Knut Hendriksen at Valestrand and Bergen Public Library.
Pictures av Håvard Legreid — sist endret 09.09.2010 - 13:03
A collection of pictures and photographs from the University of Bergen, Knut Henriksen´s collection Valestrand and Bergen Public Library has been digitized and made available for browsing online.
Ole Bull portraits av Håvard Legreid — sist endret 09.09.2010 - 13:03
Ole Bull started his career in the very beginning of the photographic era. The earliest pictures of him are lithographic prints and original artworks. As his life progressed there are more and more photographs og him.
The Art of Holding the Violin & Bow av Håvard Legreid — sist endret 09.09.2010 - 13:03
As one of the great masters of the violin - Ole Bull's technique was a source of great interest, and A. B. Crosby, M.D. wrote a book on the subject in 1880. Bergen Public Library has made this book available for reading online.
Humbug & marketing av Håvard Legreid — sist endret 13.09.2010 - 17:58
Not only the King of the violin, but also the master of marketing. Learn the secrets of 19th century success.
Virtuoso & celebrity av Håvard Legreid — sist endret 13.09.2010 - 16:59
A man of such fame and charisma as Ole was bound to attract both friends and enemies - read the opinions of the public and his peers.
No. 1 Superstar! av Håvard Legreid — sist endret 13.09.2010 - 17:59
Explore the life and work of a 19th century superstar!
1st. America Tour av Håvard Legreid — sist endret 13.09.2010 - 17:59
Join Ole Bull on his first tour of the United States.
Publisert 09.09.2010, sist endret 09.09.2010 - 14:04
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