Edward Elgar : Land of Hope and Glory (Pomp and Circumstance March No.1)



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About 'Land of Hope and Glory (Pomp and Circumstance March No.1)'



Artist:
Elgar, Edward (biography)
Born:
June 2, 1857 , Broadheath, Worcestershire
Died:
February 23, 1934
The Artist:
English composer from the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries who wrote some of the most popular works in the English repertoire.
Composed:1901
Info:
This famous tune (some call it Britain's second national anthem) started life as part of the Pomp and Circumstance March no.1, which famously received a double encore at its London premiere at the Henry Wood Promenade concerts.

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