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De·lius(dē′lē-əs, dēl′yəs), Frederick 1862-1934.
British composer whose work, influenced by Edvard Grieg, combines romanticism and impressionism.
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(Biography) Frederick. 1862–1934, English composer, who drew inspiration from folk tunes and the sounds of nature. His works include the opera A Village Romeo and Juliet (1901), A Mass of Life (1905), and the orchestral variations Brigg Fair (1907)
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De•li•us(ˈdi li əs, ˈdil yəs)
Frederick, 1862–1934, English composer.
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