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Today is the 218-th #birthday of the great #German #composer and #organist Eduard Grell (1800-1886). He is mostly remembered as a master composer of vocal music, in particular #churchmusic, and was noted outside #Germany. I reproduce an #obituary from..
.. ๐˜›๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜”๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ญ ๐˜›๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด, Vol. 27, No. 523 (Sep. 1,1886), p. 541:ยปOn the 10th ult. [i.e. the 10th day of the last month; this being published in September, this means August 10, and this is indeed when Grell died LG,I] there died at Steglitz, near Berlin, a musician..
.. who may be said to have only become generally appreciated and, indeed, famous, at least in his own country, after the number of his years had already exceeded by a long way the proverbial limit of threescore and ten. Little more than two years ago the name of August Eduard..
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