Elgar


Elgar
biographical name Sir Edward 1857-1934 English composer

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  • Elgar — ist der Vorname folgender Personen: Elgar, angelsächsischer Earl, siehe Ælfgar Elgar von Randow (1904–1977), deutscher Diplomat George Elgar Hicks (1824–1914), englischer Maler Elgar ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Edward Elgar… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ELGAR (E.) — ELGAR sir EDWARD (1857 1934) Premier compositeur anglais de stature internationale depuis Purcell, malgré ses parentés avec la tradition germanique et le fait que sa musique n’ait guère franchi les frontières de son pays. Elgar naît à Broadheath …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Elgar —   [ elgɑː], Sir (seit 1904) Edward William, britischer Komponist, * Broadheath (bei Worcester) 2. 6. 1857, ✝ Worcester 23. 2. 1934; Autodidakt, war in Worcester zunächst Violinist, wurde 1885 Organist an der römisch katholischen Kirche Saint… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Elgar —    ELGAR, an isle, in the parish of Shapinsay, county of Orkney. This place, also called Eller Holm, lies a little to the south of the island of Shapinsay, from which it is separated by a reef of rocks that are almost dry at low water. It… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Elgar — [el′gər, el′gär΄] Sir Edward (William) 1857 1934; Eng. composer …   English World dictionary

  • Elgar — Edward Elgar Edward Elgar Naissance 2 juin 1857 Broadheath …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Elgar — noun British composer of choral and orchestral works including two symphonies as well as songs and chamber music and music for brass band (1857 1934) • Syn: ↑Sir Edward Elgar, ↑Sir Edward William Elgar • Instance Hypernyms: ↑composer …   Useful english dictionary

  • Elgar — This unusual and interesting name is one of the variant forms of the surname created from the Middle English personal name Alger . The name is a result of the falling together of several names of different origins, Old English and Germanic,… …   Surnames reference

  • Elgar — /el geuhr, gahr/, n. Sir Edward, 1857 1934, English composer. * * * …   Universalium

  • Elgar — noun , an English composer. See Also: Algar, Alger …   Wiktionary


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