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Elisabeth Lutyens

(1906-1983), Composer and musician; daughter of Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens

(Agnes) Elisabeth Lutyens

Sitter in 11 portraits
Lutyens studied viola and composition at the Royal College of Music (1926-30), where many of her early compositions were performed. She later produced music for the stage, film and radio, as well as chamber and orchestral works. She is credited with bringing the serial technique, pioneered by the Austrian Arnold Schoenberg, to British music. Among her best known works is a setting of Rimbaud's poem, O Saisons, O Châteaux (1947), for soprano and strings.

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Elisabeth Lutyens, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x83093

Elisabeth Lutyens

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, February 1939
NPG x83093

Elisabeth Lutyens, by John Vere Brown - NPG x68295

Elisabeth Lutyens

by John Vere Brown
bromide print, 1963
NPG x68295

Elisabeth Lutyens, by Jorge ('J.S.') Lewinski - NPG x13735

Elisabeth Lutyens

by Jorge ('J.S.') Lewinski
bromide print on card mount, 1969
NPG x13735

Elisabeth Lutyens, by Mayotte Magnus - NPG x18622

Elisabeth Lutyens

by Mayotte Magnus
bromide print, August 1976
NPG x18622

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Elisabeth Lutyens

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1938
NPG x19503

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Elisabeth Lutyens

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1938
NPG x19504

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Elisabeth Lutyens

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1938
NPG x19505

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Elisabeth Lutyens

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1938
NPG x19506

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Elisabeth Lutyens

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1938
NPG x19507

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Elisabeth Lutyens

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1938
NPG x19508

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Elisabeth Lutyens

by Mayotte Magnus
bromide print, August 1976
NPG x20169

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