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 (ĕl′gär′, -gər), Sir Edward 1857-1934.
British composer whose orchestral works include Enigma Variations (1899) and five Pomp and Circumstance marches (1901-1930).


(Biography) Sir Edward (William). 1857–1934, English composer, whose works include the Enigma Variations (1899), the oratorio The Dream of Gerontius (1900), two symphonies, a cello concerto, and a violin concerto


(ˈɛl gər, -gɑr)

Sir Edward, 1857–1934, English composer.
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Noun1.Elgar - British composer of choral and orchestral works including two symphonies as well as songs and chamber music and music for brass band (1857-1934)
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Johannesburg [South Africa],March 1 ( ANI ):South Africa opening batsman Dean Elgar has said that he went in a bit of shock after fast bowler Morne Morkel announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.
Elgar It has five bedrooms - one of which was Elgar's study - plus two reception rooms and a two-acre garden and paddocks.
Elgar joined the WHOI staff in 1999 as a senior scientist.
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In reply, South Africa were 28 for two at stumps, with Elgar (13) and skipper Hashim Amla (9) at the crease.
Landscape gardener Elgar lived on a farm in Nether Heyford, Northants, owned by the evangelical Jesus Army organisation.
Critique: Sir Edward William Elgar, 1st Baronet, OM, GCVO (2 June 1857-23 February 1934) was an English composer, many of whose works have entered the British and international classical concert repertoire.
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Perhaps fittingly in these austere times, the note which replaced the old Elgar one features an economist, the 18th Century pioneer Adam Smith.
Jeremy Dibble, Professor in the Department of Music, Durham University, said: "Land of Hope and Glory is one of the most stirring tunes ever composed and its composer, Edward Elgar, is an iconic figure and a fitting symbol of artistic inspiration in England.
The composer of the Pomp and Circumstance Marches has adorned the [pounds sterling]20 note since 1999, but the Elgar note will cease to be legal tender after June 30.
Elgar was born on June 2, 1857, in the village of Broadheath, just outside the city of Worcester, and it was the surrounding countryside that inspired some of his greatest works, which include The Enigma Variations, and Pomp and Circumstance March No 1 - better known as the music of Land of Hope and Glory.