Delius, Frederick

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1862-01-29
Death 1934-06-10
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Epithet: composer

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x0003c0

Commissioned by Basil Dean in 1920 as incidental music to James Elroy Flecker's play. Composed 1920-23. First performance Hessische Landes-Theater, Darmstadt, 1 June 1923. Full version His Majesty's Theatre, London, 23 September 1923, Eugene Goosens conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Hassan / F. Delius. 1923. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 41447892

Composed 1886-87. First private performance Restaurant Rosenthal Leipzig, 1888, Hans Sitt conductor. Revised and another movement added 1889-90. First public performance Queen's Hall, London, 1 April 1937, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Thomas Beecham conductor. Movement 2 re-used in the opera Koanga, where it is re-titled La Calinda, see callno.: 3042.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Florida : tropische Scenen für Orchester / Fritz Delius. 1887. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 41447875

English composer of German descent.

From the description of Letter in his wife's hand, dated : Grez-sur-Loing, 8 February 1927, to Cawdron, 1927 Feb. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565738

From the description of Letter in his wife's hand, dated : Grez-sur-Loing, 24 September 1928, to [John] Coates, 1928 Sept. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565741

From the description of Autograph postal card signed, dated : Grez-sur-Loing, 30 April 1912, to Otto Lindemann, 1912 Apr. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565744

From the description of Autograph postal card signed, dated : Grez-sur-Loing, 13 June 1908, to Robin Legge in London, 1908 June 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873274

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Ark ID:
w628098h
SNAC ID:
43005053

Subjects:

  • Cantatas, Secular--Parts
  • Folk songs, English--Instrumental settings
  • Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra--Parts
  • Band music, Arranged--Parts
  • Songs with piano
  • Variations (Band), Arranged--Parts
  • Operas--Scores and parts

Occupations:

  • Composers

Places:

  • Grez-sur-Loing, Seine-et-Marne (as recorded)
  • Naerödalen, Norway (as recorded)
  • Grez-sur-Loing, Seine-et-Marne (as recorded)
  • Hooton Roberts, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom (as recorded)
  • High Bradfield, West Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom (as recorded)
  • Grez-sur-Loing, Seine-et-Marne (as recorded)