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Percy Aldridge Grainger (8 July 1882 – 20 February 1961) was an Australian-born pianist, composer, and champion of the saxophone and the Concert band. He was born in Brighton, a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. His father was an architect who emigrated from London, England, and his mother, Rose, was the daughter of hoteliers from Adelaide, South Australia, also of English immigrant stock. His father was an alcoholic. When Grainger was aged 11, his parents separated after his mother contracted syphilis… read more

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  • Avatar for Ntagfoo
    kinky af
  • Avatar for IAmDillin
    If only he had created more music with his Free Music machines...
  • Avatar for relax2music
    Percy Grainger, 'Lincolnshire Posy' for two pianos. - http://youtu.be/2od2NKALX5I
  • Avatar for snowcap333
    whenever i listen to him i feel like im sailing across the sea with no predetermined destination
  • Avatar for ActionAndyJ
    I really like this guy; he's the Lomax brothers of England. A total boss.
  • Avatar for gabbynewneo
    So lovely...his music is like a dream ~~
  • Avatar for Silliguana
    We're playing Molly on the Shore in my high school band. Our director keeps having to remind us not to play it like Grainger wasn't crazy. :)
  • Avatar for bobort07
    so few listeners for such brilliance
  • Avatar for snader
    Ahoy!

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