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Edward Elgar

Composer (2-Jun-1857 — 23-Feb-1934)


Byron Adams (editor). Edward Elgar and His World. Princeton University Press. 2007. 426pp.

John Allison. Edward Elgar: Sacred Music. Seren. 1995. 144pp.

Rosa Burley; Frank C. Carruthers. Edward Elgar: The Record of a Friendship. London: Barrie and Jenkins. 1972. 211pp.

Stewart R. Craggs. Edward Elgar: A Source Book. Ashgate Publishing. 1995. 188pp.

Michael De-la-Noy. Elgar: The Man. Penguin Group. 1988. 252pp.

Daniel Grimley; Julian Rushton (editors). The Cambridge Companion to Elgar. Cambridge University Press. 2004. 253pp.

J. P. E. Harper-Scott. Edward Elgar, Modernist. Cambridge University Press. 2006. 270pp.

Michael Kennedy. Portrait of Elgar. Oxford University Press. 1968. 324pp.

Christopher Kent. Edward Elgar: A Guide to Research. Garland. 1993. 523pp.

Nicholas Kenyon. Elgar: An Anniversary Portrait. Continuum. 2007. 199pp.

Diana M. McVeagh. Edward Elgar: His Life and Music. London: J. M. Dent and Sons. 1955. 260pp.

Ray Monk. Edward Elgar: Music and Literature. Scolar Press. 1993. 368pp.

Jerrold Northrop Moore. Spirit of England: Edward Elgar in His World. Heinemann. 1984. 175pp.

Jerrold Northrop Moore. Elgar on Record: The Composer and the Gramophone. Oxford University Press. 1974. 244pp.

Jerrold Northrop Moore. Edward Elgar: A Creative Life. Oxford University Press. 1984. 841pp.

Jerrold Northrop Moore (editor). Edward Elgar: Letters of a Lifetime. Oxford University Press. 1990. 524pp.

Simon Mundy. Elgar. Omnibus Press. 2001. 224pp.

Simon Mundy. Elgar: His Life and Times. Hippocrene Books. 1981. 144pp.

David Nice. Edward Elgar: An Essential Guide to His Life and Works. Pavilion. 1997. 108pp.

Ian Parrott. Elgar. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 1971. 143pp.

J. F. Porte. Sir Edward Elgar. K. Paul, Trench, Trubner. 1921. 214pp.

William H. Reed. Elgar as I Knew Him. Gollancz. 1973. 224pp.

Matthew Riley. Edward Elgar and the Nostalgic Imagination. Cambridge University Press. 2007. 243pp.

Julian Rushton. Elgar: Enigma Variations. Cambridge University Press. 1999. 114pp.

Percy Marshall Young. Elgar, O. M.: A Study of a Musician. Greenwood Press. 1980. 447pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.210)

  7. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.210)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.204)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.471)

  10. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.326)

  11. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.311)

  12. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (pp.268-70)

  13. Portable Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (pp.84-85)

  14. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (pp.268-70)

  15. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.165)

  16. Thames & Hudson Encyclopedia of 20th Century Music (p.69)

  17. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.86)

  18. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (p.142)

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