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Brahe, May [Mary] Hannahlocked

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(b Melbourne, Nov 6, 1884; d Sydney, Aug 14, 1956). Australian composer. She studied in Melbourne with Alicia Rebottaro and Mona McBurney. The majority of her 290 published songs were composed in England, where she lived from 1912 to 1939, and published by Allans, Enoch and Boosey. Her most enduringly popular songs (and two of her three musicals) were written in collaboration with Helen Taylor, notably ...

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Australian Dictionary of Biography (Melbourne, 1966-96)