ALEXANDRA THOMSON

Alexandra Thomson (1867-1907) was the daughter of the Most Rev. William Thomson, Archbishop of York. She studied at York Minster under Dr. John Naylor and at the Royal College of Music. She married New Zealand army officer Lt.-Col. John Studholme in 1897 and moved to Coldstream, New Zealand. She died there from chloroform administered as an anesthetic for an examination of an unknown medical complaint. She was known as an outstanding organist and composer of organ pieces.

 

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Op. 12, No. 1 The Fairy Queene

Anon.
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Op. 12, No. 2 The Shepherd’s Elegy

Wm. Browne
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Op. 12, No. 3 Holiday in Arcadia

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James Shirley
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The Shepherd’s Choice

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