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Blackwood [née Sheridan], Helen

Derek B. Scott

in Oxford Music Online

ISBN: 9780192800800
Published online April 2004 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630 | DOI:
Blackwood [née Sheridan], Helen

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(Selina) [Lady Dufferin; Hay, Helen, Countess of Gifford]

( b 1807; d Highgate, June 13, 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...

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Subjects: Romantic Music

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