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Composer: Onslow, George (1783-1853)

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Year of birth1783
Year of death1853
NationalityFrance
PeriodClassical
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AmsterdamBoccherini, Onslow, Dvořák

Boccherini, Onslow, Dvořák
Boccherini, Onslow, Dvořák
Gordan Nikolić; Zen Hu; Johannes Erkes; Celine Flamen

ParisReicha, Onslow

Reicha, Onslow
Ardeo String Quartet
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‘The French Beethoven’ unmasked by the OAE

François-Xavier Roth © Marco Borggreve
The name George Onslow may conjure up images of whippets, pints and rolling Yorkshire dales, but he was in fact born in Clermont-Ferrand in 1784 and was known as ‘the French Beethoven’. 
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