Frederick Corder


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(b London, 1852; d London, 1932).

Eng. composer and teacher. Opera Le morte d'Arthur prod. Brighton 1879. Founded Soc. of Brit. Composers (1905–18) to promote Brit. mus. Prof. of comp. RAM from 1888. Opera Nordisa prod. Liverpool 1887. Trans. into Eng. libs. of Ring, Tristan, Lohengrin, Die Meistersinger and Parsifal (helped by his wife).

Subjects: Music.