The Memoirs of Ethel Smyth


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The Memoirs of Ethel Smyth - Smyth, Ethel, and Crichton, Ronald (Editor)
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Dame Ethel Smyth (1858-1944) was an exceptional woman in an age rich in strong personalities. Best known for her opera The Wreckers, her music, long neglected, is gradually winning new friends. A feminist, intrepid traveller and sportswoman, she wrote nine volumes of autobiography, vividly recounting a life packed with incident. Aged nineteen, in the face of fierce opposition from her father, she went to Germany to study and 'plunged joyfully into the dear old sea of German music which surged about the feet of Brahms', ...

The Memoirs of Ethel Smyth 2008, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571243266


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The Memoirs of Ethel Smyth 1987, Viking Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780670806553