Josephine Troup

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Emily Josephine Troup (7 July 1853, Clapton, London – 11 April 1912, Saltwood, Kent)[1] was an English composer of songs and works for piano and violin.[2] A scholarship was established in her name at the Royal Academy of Music, in London.[3]

Works[edit]

Troup was noted for children's songs. Selected works include:

  • The Daddy Longlegs (Text: Edward Lear)
  • The Duck and the Kangaroo (Text: Edward Lear)
  • The Jumblies (Text: Edward Lear)
  • In love, if love be love (Text: Lord Alfred Tennyson)
  • On a faded violet (Text: Percy Bysshe Shelley)
  • On a faded violet (Text: Percy Bysshe Shelley)
  • The Daddy Longlegs (from Nonsense Songs) (Text: Edward Lear)
  • The Duck and the Kangaroo (from Nonsense Songs) (Text: Edward Lear)
  • The Jumblies (from Nonsense Songs) (Text: Edward Lear)
  • Today (Text: Thomas Carlyle) [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Josephine Troup 1853 - 1912 at unsungcomposers.com
  2. ^ Elson, Arthur. Woman's Work in Music (Digitized online by GoogleBooks). Echo Library. ISBN 978-1-4068-6302-4. Retrieved 16 October 2010. 
  3. ^ "Journal of education, Volume 27" (Digitized online by GoogleBooks). September 1905: 622. Retrieved 16 October 2010. 
  4. ^ "Composer:Emily Josephine Troup (-1912)". Retrieved 16 October 2010.