(1016) Anitra

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Discovered 1924 Jan. 31 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg. Named probably after the Arabian dancer Anitra in Henrik Ibsen’s (1828–1906) {see planet  (5696)} drama Peer Gynt. The Norwegian Edvard Grieg (1843–1907) {see planet  (4872)} composed the Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 of which one of the pieces is called Anitra’s Dance. (R. Bremer; I. van Houten-Groeneveld)

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