Maude Valérie White

(1855—1937) composer

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(b Dieppe, 1855; d London, 1937). Eng. composer. First woman to win Mendelssohn Schol. 1879. Studied in Vienna with R. Fuchs. Wrote 200 songs to Eng., Fr., and Ger. texts, also ballet The Enchanted Heart (1912).

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Music.

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