Her formal teaching was dominated by music. For singing one of her teachers was one de Soria who was said to be the original of Glorioli in Du Maurier
's Trilby; another was Paolo Tosti
Lady Colin Campbell
Gertrude Blood's skill in art made great progress at the class for ladies taught by Frank Duveneck
, and as a member of the Charcoal Club
Jordan, Anne. Love Well the Hour: The Life of Lady Colin Campbell (1857-1911). Troubador Publishing Ltd.
Her cultural education was completed with singing...
Shortly after her performance as Eurydice, VT
moved to Italy to continue her operatic training. She arrived about 5 September 1910 in Milan, where she studied, with intermittent visits to England, until autumn...
Githa Sowerby's first full-length play, Rutherford and Son, was received in 1912 as a work of major importance. After this initial success, however, she produced only a handful of plays, only one more of...
In this volume the untitled poem that begins From Dawn to Noon suggests the limitations of poetic expression: The poetry that lies within the soul Cannot be written, nay, the greatest poet Is he who...
In addition to her plays and books for children, GS
wrote the lyrics for some songs by Francesco Paolo Tosti
, an Italian composer who settled in London and taught singing to the British royal...