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Elgar, Sir Edward William, baronet

Michael Kennedy

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/32988

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Elgar, Sir Edward William, baronet (1857–1934), composer and conductor, was born on 2 June 1857 at The Firs, Broadheath, Worcestershire, the fourth of the seven children of William Henry Elgar (1821–1906), an organist and tradesman, and his wife, Ann (1821/2–1902), the daughter of ...

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Subjects: Conducting ; Composition

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