Macfarren, Sir George Alexander
- Clive Brown
Macfarren, Sir George Alexander (1813–1887), composer, the son of George Macfarren (1788–1843), a dancing-master, dramatist, and impresario, and his wife, Elizabeth, née Jackson (b. 1792), was born at 24 Villiers Street, Strand, London, on Shrove Tuesday 2 March 1813. In August 1820 he was sent to ...