Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934

b. Broadheath, nr. Worcester, 1857; d. Worcester, 1934
His father owned a music shop and was a piano tuner.

English composer, conductor, organist and violinist.    Knighted in 1904.
Master of the King's Music(k), 1924-1934  (the 'k' of 'Musick' was dropped during Elgar's service).
His compositions included 'The Nursery Suite' for Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret in 1931.

British, English