- Rhian Samuel
(b London, c1886; d London, Feb 5, 1973). English composer. She was privately educated and was composing sonatas at the age of 14; it was only in 1921 that she began to take composition lessons, studying with Collingwood. She travelled widely and formed lifelong friendships with such notable musicians as Backhaus, Chaliapin and Landowska, and mounted three concerts of her works at the Salle Pleyel-Chopin in Paris, in ...