Famous in Germany during the third and fourth decades of the twentieth century, this Australian-born violinist is remembered for her interpretations of the work of Hans Pfitzner, Eduard Erdmann, and Johannes Brahms.
She first performed in public when she was only six years old and began training at the Brussels Conservatory at age nine.
She taught at Frankfurt's Hoch Conservatory.
The only child of a Scottish father and an Irish mother, she spent her youth in Mount Morgan, Australia. Her unhappy marriage to German attorney Alexander Balthasar Alfred Spengler produced two children and ended with her early death.
Composer Igor Stravinsky considered Moodie an excellent interpreter of his work.