Happy Page Update #18-5

This week on The Happy Page: A 130 year-old love song, played by a fabulous modern cellist.

While on holiday with a friend in 1888, composer Edward Elgar was thinking about the woman he wanted to marry, who had presented him with a poem about love right before he left. He returned home and in turn presented her with this short musical composition, which he initially called “Love’s Greeting”. And then he proposed.

 

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