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Dora Estella Bright

(1863—1951) composer and pianist


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(b Sheffield, 1863; d Babington, Som., 1951). Eng. pianist and composer. First woman to be invited to compose work for Phil. Soc. (Fantasia in G for pf. and orch. 1892) and said to be first pianist to give a recital entirely devoted to Eng. mus. Comp. 3 operas, 2 pf. concs.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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