The Pinnacle of British Music
Proudly English. Revered for his majestic orchestral compositions and stirring choral works.
The first thing a composer must do is find a purpose, followed by inspiration. Without a purpose and inspiration, he will merely be imitating other composers.
Edward Elgar was an English composer and conductor. His compositions, often characterized by their grandeur and nationalistic spirit, have become emblematic of English music and evoke a sense of British pride.
Enigma Variations, "Pomp and Circumstance Marches," "Cello Concerto"
February 23, 1934
June 2, 1857