Edward Elgar composed his Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, popularly known as the Enigma Variations, between October 1898 and February 1899.  This is the Nineth Variation and is named for Augustus J. Jaeger, who was employed as music editor by the London publisher Novello & Co.  Nimrod is a biblical reference to hunter and jaeger is german for hunter. It is always played at the Cenotaph, Whitehall in London at the National Service of Remembrance.

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