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Elgar

[el-ger, -gahr]
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noun
  1. Sir Edward,1857–1934, English composer.
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  • The other elements we find to be unlike Wagner and unlike every other composer but Elgar.

    Musical Criticisms

    Arthur Johnstone

  • For Elgar so orders that we have to enjoy with the head and the heart or not at all.

    Musical Criticisms

    Arthur Johnstone

  • In modern music Elgar's his man; in modern literature, Tolstoy.

    Bella Donna

    Robert Hichens

  • It was one of the Combwich villeins -- a fisher of the name of Elgar.

    A Thane of Wessex

    Charles W. Whistler

  • Elgar had sent the simple creature into an ecstasy, and she never stirred; probably she did not know anyone named Enwright.

    The Roll-Call

    Arnold Bennett


British Dictionary definitions for elgar

Elgar

noun
  1. 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
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