Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
Famous Works Involving Orchestra
Enigma Variations, Pomp and Circumstance marches
- Not only was Elgar a composer, but he was also an amateur chemist. In his spare time, he would tinker with experiments.
- Elgar was the first composer to fully embrace recording music.
- Elgar loved cycling, and he had a Royal Sunbeam bicycle that he nicknamed ‘Mr. Phoebus.’
Get to know Elgar in this video by Columbus Symphony Bassist John Pellegrino!
Upcoming Columbus Symphony Concerts Featuring Elgar’s Music