Anonymous composer

"Kung Karl den unga hjälte" [approx. 'King Charles, the young hero'; composed by Otto Edvard Westermark, 1797-1849]

  • Year of composition: 1818
  • Work category: Mixed choir a cappella
  • Text author: Esaias Tegnér (1782-1846)
  • Duration: Approx. 1-5 min

Solo voices/choir


Examples of printed editions

Svenska Skolkvartetten. Andra samlingen, 100 fyrstämmiga sånger [Svenska Skolkvartetten. Volume 2, 100 four-part songs] Abr. Lundquist, Musikförlag (Ed. no. is missing) [1946]

Description of work

Allegro moderato F major 4/4 (C)

Work comment

Kung Karl [King Charles] refers to King Charles XII of Sweden (1682-1718)


Kung Karl den unga hjälte,
han stod i rök och damm