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Edward William Elgar, 1st Baronet, OM, GCVO (2 June 1857 – 23 February 1934) was an English Romantic composer. Several of his first major orchestral works, including the Enigma Variations and the Pomp and Circumstance Marches, were greeted with acclaim. He also composed oratorios, chamber music, symphonies and instrumental concertos. He was knighted at Buckingham Palace on 5 July 1904 and appointed Master of the King's Music in 1924.

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  • Avatar for Ntagfoo
    Great stuff.
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    Love this Music
  • Avatar for Aartmusic
    What's the reason that this man should be called Sir Edward Elgar on this site and not Edward William Elgar, like almost all the componists. They should be tagged by their real full name and not by titles.
  • Avatar for mgpixlab
    Sir Michael Philip Jagger....
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  • Avatar for Eyoki
    That's one helluva moustache.
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    What a g!...
  • Avatar for ballseven
    Pomp and Circumstance March, a classic of classics.
  • Avatar for headey
    "Sir..." Maybe most people aren't bothered; I mentioned it to staff in a forum shout but nobody has added any comments www.last.fm/forum/21713/_/2218533
  • Avatar for Grosseteste
    Yes -- it's pretty silly. You can almost tell which of two alternatives is correct: if last.fm have a redirect to a name, that'll be the wrong one.

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