Beach, Amy. (1867–1944)

Signed photograph

Uncommon signed photograph of the American composer and pianist by Geo. G. Fraser Studios. Inscription in black ink,"For Miss Brower with kindest regards Amy M. Beach." 7.5 x 5.75 inches (19 x 14.8 cm). Low contrast inscription to a dark area of the image, lightly rippled from damp staining, with some silvering and a horizontal crease near foot, otherwise in good condition.

The most prominent female composer of her time, Amy Beach was one of the first women composers to write in the larger forms and to receive genuine recognition abroad, and the first prominent American woman musician to receive all her training in the United States.  (21944)

Signed Photograph
Classical Music
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