Royal College of Music


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Education Elizabeth von Arnim
May was a strong student. In the Senior Certificate public examination in July 1883 she emerged top in history among pupils at all Ealing schools, and she particularly impressed her examiners with an essay about...
Education Viola Tree
VT , who had been passionate about music from early childhood, began to attend the Royal College of Music .
Blain, Virginia et al., editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford.
Family and Intimate relationships Radclyffe Hall
Marie Radclyffe-Hall, RH 's mother, married Alberto Visetti , a professor of singing at the Royal College of Music , seven years after petitioning for divorce from her first husband.
Cline, Sally. Radclyffe Hall: A Woman Called John. John Murray.
Family and Intimate relationships Georgette Heyer
Sylvia (Watkins) Heyer , GH 's mother, came from a large family who owned tugboats. She married on 10 August 1901 when she was twenty-five years old, giving up a potential career in music (she...
Textual Production Ethel Lilian Voynich
ELV always retained her passion for music even when she was heavily committed to revolutionary political activity. Stepniak encouraged her interest, and after her fourth novel in 1910 she took a break from literature and...


1883-1886: Jenny Lind, or the Swedish Nightingale, taught...

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Jenny Lind , or the Swedish Nightingale, taught singing at the Royal College of Music .

21 April 1883: The Royal College of Music was founded in...

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21 April 1883

The Royal College of Music was founded in London.


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