Grace Williams

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Birthday
19, 1906
Birthplace
Barry, Wales
Death Date
Feb 10, 1977 (70)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
19, 1906
Birthplace
Barry, Wales
Death Date
Feb 10, 1977 (70)

About

Welsh composer best remembered for the works Penillion, Sea Sketches, and Fantasia on Welsh Nursery Tunes.

Before Fame

She sang in her father's choir and earned the Morfydd Owen scholarship to Cardiff University in 1923.

Trivia

She became the first British woman ever to score a film with the 1949 drama Blue Scar.

Family Life

Both of her parents were schoolteachers.

Associated With

She studied music under Ralph Vaughan Williams at the Royal College of Music in London.