Bull, Ole Bornemann
Ole Bornemann Bull (ō´lə bōr´nəmän bōōl), 1810–80, Norwegian violinist. After his debut in Paris (1832) he toured in Europe and in the United States, playing mainly his own compositions and Norwegian folk music. He founded a theater for national drama at Bergen (1849), and in 1852 he attempted to found a Norwegian settlement in Pennsylvania.
See biography by M. Smith (1943, repr. 1973).