Downton Abbey: Which composers are these characters' lookalikes?

Jodi Gustafson, an administrative assistant at Classical MPR, amused herself one night in front of the TV by finding composers who looked like characters on Downton Abbey. How are her matches? What composer lookalikes would you nominate?

Lord Grantham: Franz Schubert


Mary: Abbie Betinis


Edith: Fanny Mendelssohn

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Mrs. Hughes: Grace Williams

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Mr. Molesley: Gian Carlo Menotti


Mr. Carson: Maurice Duruflé


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Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight: Robbinsdale All-District Elementary Choir.

Tuesday, 7:15 pm: School Spotlight: Robbinsdale All-District Elementary Choir.

Tuesday, 8 pm: The Mozart Festival (part 1 of 4).

Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: The South Dakota Chorale, recorded in Sioux Falls.

Saturday, noon: Metropolitan Opera: Johann Strauss’s Die Fledermaus.

Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: More Concertos.

Sunday, noon: From the Top.

Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: The Los Angeles Philharmonic led by Gustavo Dudamel, with guest Leif Ove Andsnes.

Monday, noon: Learning to Listen: Rimsky-Korsakov’s Sheherazade.

Monday, 8 pm: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra: Haydn’s Symphony No. 91, and Beethoven’s “Emperor” Concerto.

Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Kevin Ramach of the Minnesota Opera.

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