Cecil Sharp

Standard Name: Sharp, Cecil


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Family and Intimate relationships Evelyn Sharp
Among Evelyn's brothers, Cecil Sharp became well-known as a scholar of folk-song and folk-dancing. Her memoirs mention his avocation briefly, but warmly.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/, http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
Sharp, Evelyn. Unfinished Adventure. John Lane, Bodley Head, 1933.
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She was closer to her eldest brother, Lewen, but the younger...
Friends, Associates Constance Smedley
Their London associates included writers and artists like (besides Margaret Morris herself) Vernon Lee , Gladys Henrietta Schütze or Henrietta Leslie (a next-door neighbour in Chelsea, and with her husband one of the only non-theatrical...
Friends, Associates Mary Gawthorpe
During her time with the WSPU, MG worked with Christabel Pankhurst (who was twenty-four when Gawthorpe first met her, before she had yet met Isabella Ford ), whom, like Ethel Snowden , she knew from...
Intertextuality and Influence Constance Smedley
Here CS re-told the stories of Cecil Sharp 's folk-songs.
Smedley, Constance, and Maxwell Armfield. Crusaders. Chatto & Windus, 1912.
Leisure and Society Evelyn Sharp
Apart from travelling and hiking together and discussing their respective writing, the couple had in common their pleasure in folk dancing. They were both members of the English Folk Dance Society , founded by Evelyn's...
Occupation Constance Smedley
The Lyceum involved CS in various related activities. It was the reason for which she learned the art of public speaking, which frightened her at first. One of her crusades was a campaign to support...


Cecil Sharp founded the English Folk Dance Society .


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