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The Makers of British Music: Famous Living British Composers of the Old School and the New

6 of 6 portraits of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

The Makers of British Music: Famous Living British Composers of the Old School and the New, after Samuel Begg, published 24 October 1908 - NPG D42284 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

The Makers of British Music: Famous Living British Composers of the Old School and the New

after Samuel Begg
relief halftone, published 24 October 1908
16 in. x 22 in. (406 mm x 559 mm) paper size
Purchased, 2011
Reference Collection
NPG D42284


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  • Samuel Begg (1854-1936), Illustrator and sculptor. Artist associated with 1 portrait.

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This composite portrait includes Coleridge-Taylor from the younger musical generation, alongside the established figures of Elgar, Stanford and Parry. Some of the portraits are derived from contemporary photographs, they include Dame Ethel Smyth, who composed the Women's Suffrage anthem.

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