Delius, Frederick

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Name
Delius, Frederick Gender: M
born on 29 January 1862 at 09:00 (= 09:00 AM )
Place Bradford, England, 53n48, 1w45
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 09°16' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 29°42 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 08°08'



Frederick Delius

Biography

English composer whose works reflect the influence and color of the places in which he lived, England, the American mountains and forests, the Atlantic ocean. He subtitled an orchestral nocturne "Paris, The Song of a Great City," 1899. Traveling extensively while young, he studied music at Leipzig Conservatory and finally settled in France. After working eight years in Paris and a marriage, he moved with his wife to Grezsur-Loin.

An onset of illness in 1922 led to paralysis and blindness; Delius continued to compose with help from Eric Fenby. In England for a music festival, he was made Companion of Honor by King George V in 1929.

Died 6/10/1934, Fontainebleau, France.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Health : Acute illness 1922 (Illness leading to paralysis and blindness)
  • Work : Prize 1929 (Companion of Honor by King George V)

Source Notes

Leslie Russell in "Brief Biographies."

Categories

  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Eyes (Blind after age 60)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger (Composer)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Conductor
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book

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