Köhler, Emmy

Emmy Kristina Köhler (1858–1925), Sweden

Teacher, writer, and composer. Studied piano at home and theory for Emil Sjögren. She composed the text and melody to the songs Nu tändas tusen juleljus (original title: Julafton; published in 1899 in Lina Sandell’s Korsblomman–Kristelig Kalendar), Raska fötter (springa), Liten julvisa, and Många träd i skogen stå.