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Title: Violet the Life and Loves of Violet Gordon Woodhouse
Description: London, The Harvill Press. 1996. (ISBN: 1860462693) Hard Cover. Hb, x + 342pp, b/w photos. Biography of the musician, Violet Gordon Woodhouse ( 1872-1951) who was the first person to be recorded playing the harpsicord and who helped revive interest in Scarlatti and the English composers. Descended from an Indonesian Ranee and the aunt of cookery writer Elizabeth David, she was also known for her unconventional lifestyle, having simultaneous relationships with four very different men ( including an unconsumated one with her husband)throughout her life and also inspiring devotion from several women including Radclyffe Hall. Good/Good.

Keywords: Biography, Music Biography, Violet Gordon-Woodhouse, Musical Biography, English Pianists, English Harpsichordists Classical Music & Music Reference 1860462693

Price: GBP 8.00 = appr. US$ 11.42 Seller: Glynn's Books
- Book number: 049448

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