Corri Dussek, Sophia


Sophia Giustina Corri Dussek (1775–1831), Great Britain772801_Booklet-17+3 .indd

Born in Edinburgh, of Italian descent. She was a singer, pianist, harpist and composer. She studied music with her father, Domenico Corri, who was himself a composer, music publisher, and agent. She married the composer Jan Ladislav Dussek. She composed many pieces, most of which have not been correctly attributed to her. Her six sonatas for harp, op. 2, are well known.

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