Sigurd Berge

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Sigurd Berge (1929-2002) was a Norvegian composer took his teaching degree in 1952, after which he attended the Music Conservatory in Oslo, where he studied with Torleif Eken. From 1956 to 1960 he studied composition with Finn Mortensen. He continued his music education in Stockholm, Copenhagen and Utrecht, where he studied electronic music.

From 1959 till retirement age Berge taught music at the Sagene College of Education in Oslo. A pioneer in the introduction of contemporary music into the Norwegian schools, he lectured extensively and published several books and articles on music teaching and creative activities in music.

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