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Description - Edward Elgar by Michael Messenger

Forever linked to the Last Night of the Proms, the Three Choirs Festival in Gloucester, Hereford and Worcester cathedrals, and his evocative 'Enigma Variations', Edward Elgar's music is a joy to chorcal societies and orchestras worldwide. The son of a piano tuner, born in a tiny cottage in Worcestershire, brought up as a Roman Catholic in Protestant England, withut university education or formal musical training, Elgar overcame these disadvantages to become the most famous British composer of his generation.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780747806219
ISBN-10: 0747806217
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 150mm x 5mm)
Pages: 56
Imprint: Shire Publications
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Michael Messenger

Michael Messenger OBE is a director of the Elgar Foundation and Chairman of the Elgar Birthplace Management Committee.