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Edward German
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Born in Whitchurch, Shropshire
Born on 17th of February 1862
Died on 11th of November 1936

1862 - 1936. Composer.

Studied at the Royal Academy of Music, London. Musical director of the Globe Theatre. Works include Merrie England (1902) and Tom Jones (1907) as well as a number of symphonies, chamber music, songs and the Welsh Rhapsody (1904).

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