Edward Elgar

Edward Elgar bio

Birth Name: Edward William Elgar

Occupation: Composer

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: June 2, 1857

Date Of Death: February 23, 1934

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: British

Edward Elgar was born on the 2nd of June, 1857. He was popular for being a Composer. Classical concert musician remembered for “Enigma Variations” and “Pomp and Circumstance Marches.” He pioneered the use of the gramophone.

Edward Elgar was born in England. He was a self-taught composer whose music was largely influenced by continental Europe rather than his native England. He was not successful until he was in his forties. He took music he wrote when he was 10 years old and rearranged and orchestrated it under the name “The Wand of Youth” 40 years after their composition.

Edward Elgar was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Edward Elgar was born in 1850s.

Edward William Elgar is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Edward’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Edward Elgar’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Edward Elgar’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Edward Elgar kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Edward Elgar was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Edward William Elgar
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Edward Elgar was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Edward Elgar was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Edward Elgar had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Edward Elgar’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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