Rôze, Raymond , English composer, son of Marie Rôze ; b. London, 1875; d. there, March 31, 1920. He studied at the Brussels Cons., where he won 1st prize. He wrote overtures and incidental music to many plays. In 1913 he organized at Covent Garden a season of opera in English, during which he conducted his own opera Joan of Arc (Oct. 31, 1913); another opera, Arabesque, was produced at the Coliseum in London in 1916.
—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire