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Zachris Topelius

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Zachris Topelius (14 January 181812 March 1898) was a Swedish-speaking Finnish author, poet, journalist, historian, and rector of the University of Helsinki who wrote novels related to Finnish history in Swedish. [1]

36 relations: Carl Maria von Weber, Der Freischütz, Edison Records, Finland, Frans Michael Franzén, Fredrik Pacius, Grand Duchy of Finland, Gustav III of Sweden, Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden, Helsinki, Hietaniemi Cemetery, Historical fiction, Islossningen i Uleå älv, Johan Ludvig Runeberg, Koivuniemi, Kung Karls jakt, Kuusankoski, Libretto, Licentiate (degree), Manor house, Nykarleby, Oberon (Weber), Ostrobothnia (region), Oulu, Prinsessan av Cypern (Larsson), Prinsessan av Cypern (Pacius), Project Runeberg, Rector (academia), Romantic nationalism, Russian Empire, Sipoo, Swedish-speaking population of Finland, Topelius, Minnesota, University of Helsinki, Victor Talking Machine Company, Walter Scott.

Carl Maria von Weber

Carl Maria Friedrich Ernst von Weber (18 or 19 November 1786 5 June 1826) was a German composer, conductor, pianist, guitarist and critic, and was one of the first significant composers of the Romantic school.

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Der Freischütz

, Op. 77, J. 277, (usually translated as The Marksman or The Freeshooter) is a German opera with spoken dialogue in three acts by Carl Maria von Weber with a libretto by Friedrich Kind.

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Edison Records

Edison Records was one of the earliest record labels which pioneered sound recording and reproduction and was an important player in the early recording industry.

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Finland

Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east.

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Frans Michael Franzén

Frans Michael Franzén (9 February 1772 – 14 August 1847) was a Swedish and Finnish poet.

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Fredrik Pacius

Fredrik Pacius (born Friedrich Pacius) (March 19, 1809 – January 8, 1891) was a German composer and conductor who lived most of his life in Finland.

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Grand Duchy of Finland

The Grand Duchy of Finland (Suomen suuriruhtinaskunta, Storfurstendömet Finland, Великое княжество Финляндское,; literally Grand Principality of Finland) was the predecessor state of modern Finland.

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Gustav III of Sweden

Gustav III (– 29 March 1792) was King of Sweden from 1771 until his assassination in 1792.

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Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden

Gustav II Adolf (9 December 1594 – 6 November 1632, O.S.), widely known in English by his Latinised name Gustavus Adolphus or as Gustav II Adolph, was the King of Sweden from 1611 to 1632 who is credited for the founding of Sweden as a great power (Stormaktstiden).

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Helsinki

Helsinki (or;; Helsingfors) is the capital city and most populous municipality of Finland.

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Hietaniemi Cemetery

The Hietaniemi cemetery (Hietaniemen hautausmaa, Sandudds begravningsplats) is located mainly in the Lapinlahti quarter and partly in the Etu-Töölö district of Helsinki, the capital of Finland.

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Historical fiction

Historical fiction is a literary genre in which the plot takes place in a setting located in the past.

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Islossningen i Uleå älv

Islossningen i Uleå älv (The Breaking of the Ice on the River Oulu), Op.

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Johan Ludvig Runeberg

Johan Ludvig Runeberg (5 February 1804 – 6 May 1877) was a Finno-Swedish lyric and epic poet.

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Koivuniemi

Koivuniemi (Björkudden) is a manor house in Helsinki, Finland, designed by the architect Wilhelm Linsén and build in the mid 19th century.

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Kung Karls jakt

Kung Karls jakt (English: King Charles' Hunt; Finnish: Kaarle-kuninkaan metsästys) is an opera with music by Fredrik Pacius and a libretto by Zacharias Topelius.

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Kuusankoski

Kuusankoski is a neighborhood of city of Kouvola, former industrial town and municipality of Finland, located in the region of Kymenlaakso in the province of Southern Finland.

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Libretto

A libretto is the text used in, or intended for, an extended musical work such as an opera, operetta, masque, oratorio, cantata or musical.

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Licentiate (degree)

A licentiate is a degree below that of a PhD given by universities in some countries.

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Manor house

A manor house was historically the main residence of the lord of the manor.

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Nykarleby

Nykarleby (Uusikaarlepyy) is a town and municipality of Finland.

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Oberon (Weber)

Oberon, or The Elf King's Oath is a 3-act romantic opera in English with spoken dialogue and music by Carl Maria von Weber. The libretto by James Robinson Planché was based on a German poem, Oberon, by Christoph Martin Wieland, which itself was based on the epic romance Huon de Bordeaux, a French medieval tale. Against his doctor's advice, Weber undertook the project commissioned by the actor-impresario Charles Kemble for financial reasons.Brown 1992. Having been offered the choice of Faust or Oberon as subject matter, he travelled to London to complete the music, learning English to be better able to follow the libretto, before the premiere of the opera. However, the pressure of rehearsals, social engagements and composing extra numbers destroyed his health, and Weber died in London on 5 June 1826.

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Ostrobothnia (region)

Ostrobothnia (Österbotten; Pohjanmaa) is a region of Finland.

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Oulu

Oulu (Uleåborg) is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland.

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Prinsessan av Cypern (Larsson)

Prinsessan av Cypern (The Princess of Cyprus) is an opera in four acts by Lars-Erik Larsson, with a Swedish libretto by Zacharias Topelius, first performed in Stockholm in 1937, but subsequently withdrawn by its composer.

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Prinsessan av Cypern (Pacius)

Prinsessan av Cypern (The Princess of Cyprus) is a four-act fairy opera by Fredrik Pacius, with a Swedish libretto by Zacharias Topelius.

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Project Runeberg

Project Runeberg (Swedish, Projekt Runeberg) is a digital cultural archive initiative that publishes free electronic versions of books significant to the culture and history of the Nordic countries.

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Rector (academia)

A rector ("ruler", from meaning "ruler") is a senior official in an educational institution, and can refer to an official in either a university or a secondary school.

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Romantic nationalism

Romantic nationalism (also national romanticism, organic nationalism, identity nationalism) is the form of nationalism in which the state derives its political legitimacy as an organic consequence of the unity of those it governs.

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Russian Empire

The Russian Empire (Российская Империя) or Russia was an empire that existed across Eurasia and North America from 1721, following the end of the Great Northern War, until the Republic was proclaimed by the Provisional Government that took power after the February Revolution of 1917.

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Sipoo

Sipoo (Sibbo) is a municipality of Finland.

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Swedish-speaking population of Finland

The Swedish-speaking population of Finland (whose members are often called Swedish-speaking Finns, Finland-Swedes, Finland Swedes, Finnish Swedes, or Swedes of Finland—see below; finlandssvenskar; suomenruotsalaiset; the term Swedo-Finnish—finlandssvensk; suomenruotsalainen—can be used as an attribute) is a linguistic minority in Finland.

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Topelius, Minnesota

Topelius (also called Dopelius, Amboy, or Benton’s Crossing) is a ghost town in Otter Tail County, in the U.S. state of Minnesota.

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University of Helsinki

The University of Helsinki (Helsingin yliopisto, Helsingfors universitet, Universitas Helsingiensis, abbreviated UH) is a university located in Helsinki, Finland since 1829, but was founded in the city of Turku (in Swedish Åbo) in 1640 as the Royal Academy of Åbo, at that time part of the Swedish Empire.

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Victor Talking Machine Company

The Victor Talking Machine Company was an American record company and phonograph manufacturer headquartered in Camden, New Jersey.

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Walter Scott

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, poet and historian.

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Sakari Topelius, Topelius, Zacharias Topelius, Zacharius Topelius, Zakris Topelius.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zachris_Topelius

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