Norwegian composer’s head is chopped off

A statue raised last year to Fartein Valen, the most prominent Norwegian composer after Grieg, has been decapitated outside city hall in Sveio.

Police say they are looking for three young men and a woman.


Summer drunks? Music critics?

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  • Very troubled, Schoenbergian music.

    Maybe the perpetrators belonged to an ISIS branch of music criticism?

  • “most prominent Norwegian composer after Grieg”

    Also few other candidates:
    Christian Sinding, Harald Saeverud, Geirr Tveitt

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