Edward Elgar (1857-1934)



Famous Works Involving Orchestra

Enigma Variations, Pomp and Circumstance marches

Fun Facts

  • 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

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