Anderson, Emily, Irish musicologist; b. Galway, March 17, 1891; d. London, Oct. 26, 1962. She went to Germany for her education, and attended the univs. of Berlin and Marburg. Returning to England, she was employed in the British Foreign Office while pursuing her interest in music history and biography as an avocation. Of value are her translations of the correspondence of Mozart and Beethoven as publ. in Letters of Mozart and His Family (3 vols., London, 1938; 2nd ed., rev., 1966 by A. Hyatt King and M. Carolan; 3rd ed., rev, 1985 by S. Sadie and F. Smart) and The Letters of Beethoven (3 vols., London, 1961).
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