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George Frederic Handel

Books and Art: Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750), German musician and composer playing the organ, circa 1725. From a print in the British Museum.   Bach was a virtuoso organist, violinist, violist, harpsichordist and is today better known as a world renowned composer from the Baroque period of Western Classical Music. Admired by countless composers such as Mozart and Beethoven, Bach is described as one of the founding fathers of Classical Music.

Johann Sebastian Bach - German musician and composer playing the organ, circa From a print in the British Museum. Bach was a virtuoso organist, violinist, violist, harpsichordist and is today better known as a world renowned.

Sir Edward Elgar (1857-1934) - English Composer. England. Circa 1905.

Sir Edward Elgar, Bt by Edgar Thomas Holding platinum print, circa 1905 7 in. mm x 109 mm) Given by Edgar Thomas Holding, 1934 © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sade (born 16 January 1959), Nigerian-born British singer-songwriter, composer, and record producer from Ibadan, Oyo State.

Sade (born 16 January Nigerian-born British singer-songwriter, composer, and record producer from Ibadan, Oyo State. My girl!

Sir Edward Elgar, great English composer.

Elgar's magic formula

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) - England

Ralph Vaughan Williams OM ~ was an English composer of symphonies, chamber music, opera, choral music, and film scores. He was also a collector of English folk music and song.

Edward Elgar was so fond of dogs he dedicated the 11th Enigma Variation to one - Dan, a bulldog owned by the organist of Hereford Cathedral. The composer had several dogs of his own over the years - here he is with his spaniel.

This is what internets are made for

Edward Elgar was so fond of dogs he dedicated the Enigma Variation to one - Dan, a bulldog owned by the organist of Hereford Cathedral. The composer had several dogs of his own over the years - here he is with his spaniel:

British composer Benjamin Britten, (1913-1976). (Image: Wikimedia) #music #composers

Benjamin Britten’s centenary

Violinist Sir Yehudi Menuhin and composer Sir Edward Elgar outside the iconic Abbey Road studios in 1933

US-born British violinist Sir Yehudi Menuhin - and English composer Sir Edward Elgar - outside HMV's Abbey Road studios, London, after recording Elgar's violin concerto.

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