Hearing. Born in Munka Ljungby, Sweden; earned degrees both in music and in elementary education (1854 and 1855), and took further teaching courses in 1861. Founded a school for the deaf on the island of Ven (located between Sweden and Denmark) in 1862. In 1870, he transferred the school to a farm site on the Swedish mainland, naming it the Fredriksholm School. The school moved again in 1877 before his retirement a few years later. This school moved yet again to its present location at Vaxjo in 1894.
http://www.ksl.g.se/e05faelt.html (Dec. 9, 1999).
23 May 1834-18 April 1913