Edward Elgar : Nimrod from Enigma Variations



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About 'Nimrod from Enigma Variations'



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:1896
Info:
The Ninth Variation - "Nimrod" from Elgar's ever popular 'Enigma Variations' - a set of variations, each dedicated to a friend of the composer. Nimrod represents Elgar's friend A. J. Jaeger, and is alledged to capture a discussion between them on Beethoven's slow movements.

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