Dora Bright - Her Life and Works in the Public Eye - Anthony Bilton

Dora Bright - Her Life and Works in the Public Eye - Anthony Bilton

The Early Years 1880-1891

Dora Bright - Her Life and Works in the Public Eye - Anthony Bilton

Anthony Bilton [+-]
Independent Scholar
Anthony Bilton built a successful career as an IT Risk and Audit Consultant working with some of the largest management consultancies and banks in the UK. However, throughout his career he maintained his keen interest in music (sparked by his teacher, the organist at Beverley Minster), both playing and researching. Two particular strands to his musical life – his research into Romantic piano concertos and his exploration of Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel’s music – led Anthony Bilton to Dora Bright’s piano concerto and thence to this biography, which will offer the first full-length study of Bright’s inspirational life and work.

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These ten years are pivotal to our understanding of Dora Bright and through her place at the Royal Academy of Music and her close friendships, we begin to see her drive and determination to succeed as she becomes an accomplished concert performer and composer.

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Bilton, Anthony. The Early Years 1880-1891. Dora Bright - Her Life and Works in the Public Eye. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. May 2023. ISBN 9781800502802. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=44025. Date accessed: 12 Aug 2022 doi: 10.1558/equinox.44025. May 2023

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