Ernest J. Moeran (1894-1950)
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Gassed, killed, bankrupted, inspired: great composers in the First World War
18. Ernest J. Moeran (1894-1950)
Moeran suffered lifelong health problems from wounds he received while serving as a dispatch rider. Although he survived, he was deeply affected by the war. His Symphony in G minor has been described as his “war requiem”.