Music Women

Fascinating Women: Guilhermina Suggia

Guilhermina Suggia (1885 – 1950) was a Portuguese cellist of international renown. She studied with some of the best cellist and musicians of the time, and her legacy has helped many young cellists, myself included. But before even speaking about her life, we need to put it into some context. In the nineteenth century few …

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What Echoed Through Edwardian Halls

  In terms of music, the Edwardian Era marks the end of the Romantic era, and the start of the Modern era. People were dancing ragtime and all those scandalous dances, but what were they listening to? What would an orchestra play, or a solo musician? What would a proper lady play when she had …

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