The New International Encyclopædia/Heise, Peder

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HEISE, hī'ze, Peder (1830-79). A Danish composer, born at Copenhagen. He studied under Lund, Berggreen, Hauptmann, and Gade. He was a teacher in Copenhagen, and at the Academy of Soröe, and is the author of a number of songs, overtures, cantatas, and sonatas, besides two successful operas. Pashaens Datter (1869) and Drot og Marsk (1878). He also wrote a ballet, and the incidental music to dramas by Ibsen, Munch, and Von der Recke.