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Ernest John Moeran (December 31, 1894–December 1, 1950) was an English composer.

Moeran was born in Heston (in the London Borough of Hounslow), the son of a clergyman of Irish descent, but his family soon moved to Bacton on the Coast of Norfolk, England. He learnt the violin and the piano as a child and, from 1913, studied at the Royal College of Music with Charles Villiers Stanford.

He received serious head wounds in World War I and this… read more

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  • What a pleasant surprise!
  • And a Beauty - E.J.Moeran - '' Lonely waters.'' Performed by the Ulster Orchestra. The forgotten composer... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNL-pOJVRew
  • Ernest John Moeran - (1896-1950): Symphony in G minor (1934/1937). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5ila2gw4PU
  • @carol_s: Because he's an old hat cowpat, that's why! (I reserve the right to retract that statement if I hear anything that makes me decide otherwise. I likely will.) Or at the least, that's how most people of his time viewed his work. "Nice" is about right.
  • Nice concertos, bro.
  • ...why isn't he better known?

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