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Blackwood, Helen (1807 - 1867), composer

Derek B. Scott

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online April 1904 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b 1807; d Highgate, 13 June 1867). English composer. She was a granddaughter of Richard Brinsley Sheridan, statesman and dramatist, and Elizabeth Sheridan (née Linley), celebrated English soprano. She collaborated with her sister, Caroline Norton, on a publication entitled A Set of ten Songs and two Duets … by two Sisters (London, 1833). She moved to Ireland when her first husband became Baron Dufferin in 1839. In such songs as

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