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Ethel Smyth fought against the expectations imposed by society to pursue her dreams and ambitions. She considered herself a serious composer and was recognized as such by Brahms, Greig, Clara Schumann and Tchaikovsky. A composer of chamber, orchestral, vocal works and operas, Smyth's work is eclectic in style, apparently never acquiring the artist's one true "voice". Nevertheless, she held her work up to the highest standards and they withstood the test. Her work contains advent... Read more

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