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Elgar, Sir Edward

Line breaks: Sir Ed¦ward Elgar
Pronunciation: /ˈɛlɡɑː
 
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Definition of Elgar, Sir Edward in English:

( 1857–1934), English composer; full name Sir Edward William Elgar. He is known particularly for the Enigma Variations (1899), the oratorio The Dream of Gerontius (1900), and for patriotic pieces such as the five Pomp and Circumstance marches (1901–30).

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