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Enna, August (1859 - 1939), composer

William H. Reynolds and Claus Røllum-Larsen

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 Nakskov, 13 May 1859; d Frederiksberg, 3 Aug 1939). Danish composer. He was the son of a shoemaker, of Italian descent, who took his family from Nakskov to Copenhagen in 1870. At the age of 18, after working at a variety of jobs (including shoe-making), he began to learn the violin and the piano in earnest. As early as 1880 he appeared as a music director in dramatic

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