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 —   [ 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

  • Elgar — El|gar, Sir Edward (1857 1934) a British ↑composer of ↑classical music, famous for his Enigma Variations and Cello Concerto. He also wrote the music for the ↑patriotic song ↑Land of Hope and Glory …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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