Fanny Davies

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Birthday
27, 1861
Birthplace
Turkey
Death Date
Sep 1, 1934 (73)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
27, 1861
Birthplace
Turkey
Death Date
Sep 1, 1934 (73)

About

Widely admired British musician whose harshest critics eventually became admirers. She specialized in early and modern works.

Before Fame

She studied with Carl Reinecke and Oscar Paul at Leipzig Conservatory and Clara Schumann in Frankfurt.

Trivia

She became the first person to perform a piano recital in Westminster Abbey.

Family Life

Her family caught on to her talent early, and by age six, she was giving her first public performances in Birmingham.

Associated With

She was often called the successor to Arabella Goddard, even though there were only a few similarities in their style and technique.

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