Arvid August Afzelius

Arvid August Afzelius was born at Enkoping, Sweden May 6, 1785 and died Sept 25, 1871, a pastor and archaeologist; edited conjointly with Geijer a collection of Swedish national melodies ‘Svenska Folkvisor,’ 3 vols. (Stockholm, 1814-16, continued by Arwidsson), and wrote the historical notes to another collection, ‘Afsked af Svenska Folksharpan’ (Stockholm, 1848).