United States composer (born in Australia) who lived in London and collected English folk songs (1882-1961)
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/grayn"jeuhr/, n.
Percy Aldridge /awl"drij/, 1882-1961, Australian pianist and composer, in the U.S. after 1915.

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obs. form of granger.

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