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Laidlaw, Anna Robena

Laidlaw, Anna Robena, English pianist; b. Bretton, Yorkshire, April 30, 1819; d. London, May 29, 1901. She studied in Edinburgh with Robert Müller, in Königsberg, and in London with Henry Herz. In 1837 she played with the Gewandhaus Orch. in Leipzig, then continued her successful career as a concert pianist until her marriage in 1855. She was an acquaintance of Schumann, whose Fantasiestücke are inscribed to her.

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire

Laidlaw, Anna Robena

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