Smyth, Dame Ethel (Mary)
- Sophie Fuller
(b London, 22 April 1858; d Woking, 8 May 1944). English composer and writer. Though persistently neglected by the musical establishment, she was a significant and vital voice of the British musical renaissance. During her lifetime she received critical acclaim for her music and her autobiographical and polemical writings, as well as a reputation for militancy through her insistent demand for recognition for herself and other female musicians....