Georges Onslow

(1784—1853) composer

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(b Clermont-Ferrand, 1784; d Clermont-Ferrand, 1853). Fr. pianist and composer (Brit. father, Fr. mother). Settled in Fr., giving pf. recitals and lessons. Wrote 3 comic operas, 4 syms., 35 str. qts., 34 str. quintets, and other chamber works.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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