Kelly: Elegy for Strings 'In memoriam Rupert Brooke'
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Lest we forget: music for Remembrance Day
12. Kelly: Elegy for Strings 'In memoriam Rupert Brooke'
The Australian and British composer Frederick Septimus Kelly wrote his Elegy for Strings at base camp at Gallipoli in 1915 in memory of his friend, poet Rupert Brooke. Kelly was killed in action during the First World War in November 1916.