Charlotte Barnard

Standard Name: Barnard, Charlotte
Birth Name: Charlotte Alington Pye
Pseudonym: Claribel
Pseudonym: Condor
CB was a balladeer and poet who composed music for songs written by herself and by others such as Alfred Tennyson and Charlotte Brontë . Over the span of eleven years she composed about a hundred songs and hymns, including some for children. Her music was popular in Britain and also in the USA.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Sadie, Julie Anne, and Rhian Samuel, editors. The New Grove Dictionary of Women Composers. Macmillan.


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Friends, Associates Jean Ingelow
JI had a small but distinguished circle of intimate friends. By 1863 she was a friend of Alfred Tennyson and was also close to Dora Greenwell . She admired and respected Robert Browning (though she...
Publishing Jean Ingelow
She dedicated the work to her brother George Ingelow .
Ingelow, Jean. Poems. Roberts Brothers.
It went through three editions that year and twenty-seven more in later years. Subsequent editions occasionally featured additional poems, elaborate cover designs, and intricate...


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Barnard, Charlotte. Fireside Thoughts, Ballads, Etc. James Nisbet & Co., 1865.
Barnard, Charlotte. Five o’clock in the Morning: Ballad. Boosey & Sons, 1860.
Barnard, Charlotte. Janet’s Choice. Boosey & Sons, 1866.
Barnard, Charlotte et al. Sacred Songs and Hymns. Boosey & Co, 1866.
Barnard, Charlotte. Thoughts, Verses and Songs. James Nisbet & Co., 1877.