Edward German
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1862-02-17
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Edward German

Edward German Biography (Wikipedia)

Sir Edward German (17 February 1862 – 11 November 1936) was an English musician and composer of Welsh descent, best remembered for his extensive output of incidental music for the stage and as a successor to Arthur Sullivan in the field of English comic opera. Some of his light operas, especially Merrie England, are still performed.

As a youth, German played the violin and led the town orchestra of Whitchurch, Shropshire. He also began to compose music. While performing and teaching violin at the Royal Academy of Music, German began to build a career as a composer in the mid-1880s, writing serious music as well as light opera. In 1888, he became music director of Globe Theatre in London. He provided popular incidental music for many productions at the Globe and other London theatres, including Richard III (1889), Henry VIII (1892) and Nell Gwynn (1900). He also wrote symphonies, orchestral suites, symphonic poems and other works. He also wrote a considerable body of songs, piano music, and symphonic suites and other concert music, of which his Welsh Rhapsody (1904) is perhaps best known.

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Edward German Tracks

Edward German
Waltz Song 'For Tonight' from Tom Jones
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Waltz Song 'For Tonight' from Tom Jones

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Edward German
Nell Gwyn Suite: The Merrymakers' Dance
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Nell Gwyn Suite: The Merrymakers' Dance
Edward German
Tom Jones Waltz
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Tom Jones Waltz
Edward German
O Peaceful England (Merrie England)
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O Peaceful England (Merrie England)
Edward German
The Seasons: Summer (Harvest Dance)
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The Seasons: Summer (Harvest Dance)
Edward German
Three Dances from Henry VIII
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Three Dances from Henry VIII

Three Dances from Henry VIII

Orchestra
Bournemouth Municipal Orchestra
Conductor
Edward German
The Waltz Song from Merrie England
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The Waltz Song from Merrie England
Edward German
Nell Gwyn (Overture)
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Nell Gwyn (Overture)
Edward German
Glorious Devon
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Glorious Devon
Edward German
Romeo and Juliet (Nocturne)
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Romeo and Juliet (Nocturne)
Edward German
Nell Gwyn (Overture)
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Nell Gwyn (Overture)
Edward German
MERRIE ENGLAND
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MERRIE ENGLAND
Edward German
Welsh Rhapsody
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Welsh Rhapsody
Edward German
Waltz Song 'For Tonight' from Tom Jones
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Waltz Song 'For Tonight' from Tom Jones
Edward German
The Willow Song
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The Willow Song
Edward German
Incidental music - Much Ado about Nothing
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Incidental music - Much Ado about Nothing
Edward German
Romance for clarinet and piano
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Romance for clarinet and piano
Edward German
Coronation March and Hymn
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Coronation March and Hymn
Edward German
Romance
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Romance

Romance

Performer
Lisa Friend
Mark Kinkaid
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Edward German
Hamlet-Symphonic Poem
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Hamlet-Symphonic Poem
Edward German
Merrie England: Dan Cupid hath a garden (the English rose)
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Merrie England: Dan Cupid hath a garden (the English rose)

Merrie England: Dan Cupid hath a garden (the English rose)

Singer
William McAlpine
Orchestra
Michael Collins and his orchestra
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Edward German
Shepherd's Dance from 3 Dances from 'Henry VIII'
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Shepherd's Dance from 3 Dances from 'Henry VIII'
Edward German
Orpheus with his lute
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Orpheus with his lute
Edward German
Symphony no. 2 in A minor (Norwich) - 3rd mvt
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Symphony no. 2 in A minor (Norwich) - 3rd mvt
Edward German
Three Dances from Henry VIII
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Three Dances from Henry VIII
Edward German
The Yeomen of England
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The Yeomen of England
Edward German
Nell Gwyn music
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Nell Gwyn music
Edward German
3 Dances from Henry VIII
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3 Dances from Henry VIII

3 Dances from Henry VIII

Orchestra
Northern Sinfonia of England
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Edward German
Merrie England - The Big Brass Band
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Merrie England - The Big Brass Band

Merrie England - The Big Brass Band

Performer
COLLINS, MICHAEL & HIS ORCHESTRA
Charles Young
Howell Glynne
Edward German
Welsh Rhapsody
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Welsh Rhapsody
Edward German
EDWARD GERMAN: Have You News of My Boy Jack?
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EDWARD GERMAN: Have You News of My Boy Jack?
Richard Hills & Edward German
Three Dances from Nell Gwyn
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Three Dances from Nell Gwyn

Three Dances from Nell Gwyn

Performer
Richard Hills & Edward German
Czecho-Slovak R S O, Edward German & Adrian Leaper
Nell Gwyn - incidental music
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Nell Gwyn - incidental music

Nell Gwyn - incidental music

Performer
Czecho-Slovak R S O, Edward German & Adrian Leaper
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1919: Prom 40
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Queen's Hall
1919-10-01T04:29:12
1
Oct
1919

Proms 1919: Prom 40

Queen's Hall
Proms 1915: Prom 49
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Queen's Hall
1915-10-07T04:29:12
7
Oct
1915

Proms 1915: Prom 49

Queen's Hall
Proms 1914: Prom 27
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Queen's Hall
1914-09-15T04:29:12
15
Sep
1914

Proms 1914: Prom 27

Queen's Hall

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