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||Hymne til Livet, CNW 376
||Hymn to Life (Universal power)
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.
||Med frisk Værdighed
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.
||1925-3-12 in Copenhagen, Odd Fellow Palæet
||Sophus Michaëlis (1865-1932)
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
||Early 20th century
||boy's choir (SSA)
The Swedish State Ombudsman, Gustav Schlyter, approached Nielsen in 1918 to prompt his interest in composing music to a poem by Sophus Michaëlis. The text was finished in August 1921, and on 31 October 1921 Nielsen sent the fair copy of the score to Schlyter.