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Elgar, Sir Edward (1857 - 1934), composer

Diana McVeagh

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Broadheath, nr Worcester, 2 June 1857; d Worcester, 23 Feb 1934). English composer. His abundant invention, largeness of vision, and strength and singularity of musical character place him high among European Romantic artists and at the peak of British music of his time. He drew inspiration from the culture and landscape of his own country, resourcefulness from the study of his continental colleagues; and contributed to all the

Keywords: Early years; The 1890s; Fame; Hereford and London; Last years; Works to 1899; Works 1899–1907; Works after 1907

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Subjects: Music

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