The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

Peter Andrew Sveeggen
(Translator) 1881-1959

Peter Andrew Sveeggen was born on June 30, 1881 in South Dakota. He attended the University of Minnesota and received his Master of Arts degree in 1909. Sveeggen then taught at the University of Minnesota for four years, before going to Decorah High School in Decorah, Iowa. Sveegen served as a professor at Ellsworth College in Iowa Falls for a year. Beginning in 1915, Sveeggen served as chairman of the English department at Augsburg College, Minneapolis, Minnesota, a position he held until 1952. He died on October 29, 1959.

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