The Death of Frederick Delius – 10 June 1934

Posted on June 9th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

Frederick Delius, the Bradford-born composer who was famous for the lyricism of his musical compositions, died in Grez, France, on 10 June 1934, aged 72.

To mark the day, here is a newspaper tribute to Delius that was published the day after the composer died.

historical newspaper report about the death of frederick delius

Aberdeen Journal – Monday 11 June 1934

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000577/19340611/087/0007

historical newspaper report about the death of frederick delius

Western Daily Press – Monday 11 June 1934

Image © Northcliffe Media Limited. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.

http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000513/19340611/138/0012

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