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Frederick Delius

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Frederick Theodore Albert Delius, CH (29 January 1862 – 10 June 1934) was an English composer. Born in the north of England to a prosperous mercantile family, he resisted attempts to recruit him to commerce. He was sent to Florida in ...

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Biography

Frederick Theodore Albert Delius, CH (29 January 1862 – 10 June 1934) was an English composer. Born in the north of England to a prosperous mercantile family, he resisted attempts to recruit him to commerce. He was sent to Florida in the United States in 1884 to manage an orange plantation. There he soon neglected his managerial duties, and in 1886 returned to Europe. Having been influenced by African-American music during his short stay in Florida, he began composing. After a brief period of formal musical study in Germany beginning in 1886, he embarked on a full-time career as a composer in Paris and then in nearby Grez-sur-Loing, where he and his wife Jelka lived for the rest of their lives, except during the First World War.

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The Walk to the Paradise Garden
The Walk to the Paradise Garden
Sleigh ride (Winter night) for orchestra (RT.6.7)
Sleigh ride (Winter night) for orchestra (RT.6.7)
Sleigh ride (Winter night) for orchestra (RT.6.7)
Orchestra
Conductor
David Hill
Composer
The Walk to the Paradise Garden
The Walk to the Paradise Garden
Sea Drift for baritone, chorus and orchestra
Sea Drift for baritone, chorus and orchestra
To be sung of a summer night on the water for chorus (RT.4.5)
To be sung of a summer night on the water for chorus (RT.4.5)
To be sung of a summer night on the water for chorus (RT.4.5)
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Choir
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