(1892 - 1956)
Elmer S. Berge was active/lived in Minnesota / Norway. Elmer Berge is known for landscape, marine, still life paintings.
Biography Elmer Berge
The following is a poem by the artist and words from his 1956 obituary. Roar Pettersen, great nephew of the artist, submitted this biographical data in March 2004. Pettersen lives in Norway and also wrote that Berge "was a good friend with the Indians. I have a picture of him in complete Sioux dress on a post-card he sent to his brother Ordin T. Berge, who also lived for sometime in the United States. The post-card is in very good condition and dated with the stamp 02/08/1929.
Oft i meet you in life's morning,
Like a little rose in bloom,
While the summer sun was glowing
Fading out life's distant gloom.
Shall you always happy wander
With a smile to everyone,
To the mistic land jus
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