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Smyth, Ethel Mary, Dame, 1858 - 1944 (composer)


Dates and places

b London, 22 April 1858; d Woking, 8 May 1944.

Sphere of activity

English composer and writer.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:


Letters from Dame Ethel Smyth to Vanessa Bell, 1930 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CHA/1/588
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of 27 autograph letters signed (1 incomplete).

Dates: 1930 - 1939

Letters from Ethel Smyth to Edward Dent, 1923-03-27 - 1940-06-24

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EJD/4/385
Scope and Contents

24 autograph letters signed, 2 autograph postcards signed, and 1 annotated copy typescript letter, with 13 envelopes. The file also contains an autograph manuscript story for 'The Wreckers'; copy typescript proposals for the foundation of the London Repertory Opera, and 2 newspapers cuttings on Ethel Smyth as a neglected composer, c. 1925.

Dates: 1923-03-27 - 1940-06-24

Letters to Vanessa and Clive Bell on the death of Virginia Woolf, 1941-04

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CHA/1/697
Scope and Contents Photocopies of 60 autograph letters signed from: Colin Agnew, Barbara Bagenal, Margaret Balchin, Col. Cory Heward Bell, Mrs. H. T. Bell, Nellie Boxall, Nelly Cecil, Bishop of Chichester, 'K' [Kenneth Clark], Marie Collett, [?Violet Dickinson], Margaret Duckworth, Sophia Farrell, Lettice Fisher, E.M. Forster, Ethel Grant, Edward Lewis, Ruby Lindsay, 'Topsy' Lucas, [Molly MacCarthy], Violet Mannering, Beatrice Mayor, Raymond Mortimer, Victor Pasmore, Patricia Preece, Claude and Elsie Rogers,...
Dates: 1941-04

Photograph of a group of musicians, 1922-08

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EJD/5/3/1/3
Scope and Contents

5 copies of a photograph of a group comprising Karl Weigl, Karl Alwin, Wilhelm Gross, Arthur Bliss, Paul Hindemith, Rudolph Reti, Ethel Smyth, Paul Pisk, Willem Pijper, Egon Lustgarten, Egon Wellesz, Anton v. Webern, Karl Horowitz, Hugo Kander.
Location: Salzburg
Photographer: unknown
Inscription: 2 copies have identifications on front and back.
5 black and white prints, 14 x 9 cm.

Dates: 1922-08