Edward Elgar OM GCVO

Edward William Elgar OM GCVO (1857 - 1934)

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Sir Edward William Elgar OM GCVO aka 1st Baronet Broadheath
Born in Lower Broadheath, Worcestershire, Englandmap
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Husband of — married 8 May 1889 in Brompton Oratory, Knightsbridge, London, Englandmap
Died in Worcester, Worcestershire, Englandmap
Profile last modified 5 Sep 2019 | Created 30 Jul 2014
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Edward Elgar OM GCVO is Notable.
Edward William Elgar was an English composer.


Edward was born in 1857 to William Henry Elgar and Ann (Greening) Elgar.[1]

He was first engaged to Helen Jessie Weaver whose father was a bootmaker with premises in Worcester close to the Elgar music shop. [2] [3]

He married Caroline Alice Roberts in 1889.[4]

He passed away in 1934.[5][6]


  1. "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2XS1-R4Z : 1 October 2014), Edward William Elgar, 1857; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Worcester, Worcestershire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.
  2. Wikipedia - EdwardElgar
  3. Elgar's Enigma: Biography of a Concerto; DVD producer; Annie Goldson
  4. "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2D64-GGV : 13 December 2014), Edward William Elgar, 1889; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1889, quarter 2, vol. 1A, p. 356, Kensington, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  5. "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVHN-2P21 : 4 September 2014), Edward W Elgar, 1934; from "England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Worcester, Worcestershire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  6. "British Newspaper Archives, Obituaries", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q26M-MNXZ : 18 March 2018), Edward Elgar, 1934.

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