Franz Adolf Berwald was a Swedish composer of the 19th Century. He was born in Stockholm on July 23, 1786. He died in Stockholm April 3,1868. While he was alive, people generally ignored his composing work, so he had to do other things to gain a living. He worked as an orthopedic surgeon, and later as the manager of a saw mill and glass factory. Franz adolf berwald came from a family with four generations of musicians.
Today, many people see him as one of the finest Swedish composers of the 19th century.