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Based on the the book, "The Legacy of Alfred Nobel. The Story Behind the Nobel Prizes," by Ragnar Sohlman, The Nobel Foundation, 1983, The Bodley Head.
Pang Ljud, Stockholm
Provided by Extreme Music, selections taken from Holberg Suite (Edvard Grieg), Swan Lake (Tchaikovsky), Four Seasons (Vivaldi), Ride of Valkeries (Wagner).
Photo of Rudolf Lilljequist courtesy of Akzo Nobel.
Birgitta Lemmel, Senior Advisor at the Nobel Foundation, gave valuable comments and advice.