Christabel Baxendale

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Christabel Baxendale (left) in 1896 aged 10, with her older sister Kathleen

Christabel Baxendale (1886–after 1953?[1]) was an English violinist and composer.[2] She was active in the early 1900s and gave concerts in the London area, sometimes assisted by her older sister, Kathleen, who was an opera singer.[3]

Works[edit]

Baxendale composed mostly popular songs. Selected works include:

  • That Merry, Merry May (setting of a poem by Gerald Massey)
  • Plaintive Melody for violin or viola and piano (1951)
  • Two little Eyes of blue
  • You Came To Me

References[edit]

  1. ^ Baxendale on ancestry.co.uk
  2. ^ The Musical times and singing-class circular. JSTOR (Organization). 1911. 
  3. ^ The musical times:. JSTOR. 1917.