George Onslow (composer), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

George Onslow (composer)

Anglo-French composer

Date of Birth: 27-Jul-1784

Place of Birth: Clermont-Ferrand, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Date of Death: 03-Oct-1853

Profession: composer

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Leo


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About George Onslow (composer)

  • André George(s) Louis Onslow (27 July 1784 – 3 October 1853) was a French composer of English descent.
  • His wealth, position and personal tastes allowed him to pursue a path unfamiliar to most of his French contemporaries, more similar to that of his contemporary German romantic composers; his music also had a strong following in Germany and in England.
  • His principal output was chamber music, but he also wrote four symphonies and four operas.
  • Esteemed by many of the critics of his time, his reputation declined swiftly after his death and has only been revived in recent years.

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