Danish for I Love Only You. Third part of his song cycle Hjertets Melodier (Melodies From The Heart) composed around four Hans Christian Andersen poems. Dedicated to his future wife Nina Hagerup he'd just met in Copenhagen.
Grieg rearranged Jeg Elsker Dig's melody for his Piano Transcriptions Of Songs (op. 41). In 1944 Robert Wright & George Forrest used Grieg's melodies for musical Song Of Norway with Nina Hagerup as one of the characters.