Baron Frédéric d' Erlanger


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(b Paris, 1868; d London, 1943).

Eng. composer (of Ger. and Amer. parents) (Eng. cit.). Wrote several operas, incl. Inez Mendo (CG 1897) and Tess (based on Hardy's novel, Naples 1906, CG 1909 with Destinn), Requiem (1931), vn. conc., and chamber mus. Banker by profession and financial supporter of CG between the wars.

Subjects: Music.

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