Delius, Frederick [Fritz] (opera) (Theodore Albert )
- Robert Anderson
(b Bradford, Jan 19, 1862; d Grez-sur-Loing, June 10, 1934). English composer . Only one of his six completed operas seems likely to hold the stage, but the three precursors to A Village Romeo and Juliet and Delius’s other operatic projects of the late 19th century show his determination to succeed as an opera composer. He had already seen some Wagner, but regular opera-going became possible only when he began studying in Leipzig (...