He was a Norwegian composer and pianist. He is widely considered one of the leading Romantic composers, and his music is part of the standard classical repertoire worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions and put the music of Norway in the international spectrum.
By Rondane» is a poem by Aasmund Olavsson Vinje from 1861. The poem is taken from the text collection Ferdaminni from Summer 1860. Edvard Grieg composed the melody in the 1870s. The melody is from Opus 33/9 and it is one of the most famous Norwegian poems. The blanket has a design taken from the notes to the Solo violin and from the first verse.