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Albert, Eugen (Francis Charles) d’ (opera)locked

  • Elizabeth Forbes

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(b Glasgow, April 10, 1864; d Riga, March 3, 1932). German composer. His parents, who were living in Newcastle upon Tyne at the time of his birth, were German, but his paternal grandmother was French, while the family came originally from Italy. D’Albert later took Swiss nationality. Having shown great musical aptitude at an early age, he studied the piano, and also composition with Sir Arthur Sullivan in London. In ...

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