[dee-lee-uh s, deel-yuh s]
- Frederick,1862–1934, English composer.
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Not of necessity old in years, but long settled there and accustomed to peace and order (Delius).
Delius says that this "is of course ironical," but the reiteration in the next speech shows that it is not.
Mr. Delius was strongly opposed to any change of nomenclature being made compulsory.
- Frederick. 1862–1934, English composer, who drew inspiration from folk tunes and the sounds of nature. His works include the opera A Village Romeo and Juliet (1901), A Mass of Life (1905), and the orchestral variations Brigg Fair (1907)
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