Edwin Lemare

(1865—1934) organist and composer

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(b Ventnor, IoW., 1865; d Los Angeles, 1934). Eng. organist and composer. Held various org. posts, incl. St Margaret's, Westminster, 1897–1902, and gave many recitals. Visited USA 1900 and settled there holding org. posts in Pittsburgh, S. Francisco, Portland (Maine), and Chattanooga. Composed 2 org. syms. and other works. The song Moonlight and Roses, his best-known comp., was adapted from an Andantino for org.

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