Sir Edward Elgar (1857-1934) was a composer of classical music. His most famous compositions include his Cello Concerto in E minor, and the six Pomp and Circumstance Marches (the first of which is played at most graduation ceremonies).
"They're going to play Elgar's Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 at my graduation ceremony."
Sociable, mischievous creature partial to administering large amounts of alcohol at any given opportunity. You are likely to realise you have encountered said individual when you wake up the next day 10 minutes before you start work in West London with the worst hangover of your life and no idea how you got there.