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Sir Arthur Sullivan - overture in C

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« on: August 18, 2022, 09:34:30 am »

12.3 Arthur Sullivan was born in Lambeth in 1842.

He never married. Why would one expect him to? He formed a close friendship with Grove, who was more than twenty years his senior. They journeyed together in 1867 to Paris and then to Vienna, where they recovered part of Schubert's missing music to Rosamunde. Grove introduced the young composer to the ageing Tennyson.

In 1866 Sullivan put out a substantial Overture in C, "In Memoriam" (of his father). Here it is:

The password is "again".

He was knighted in 1883.

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« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2022, 03:13:45 am »

He had many as dalliance in the shrubbery.
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