Frederick Delius and associates

Description

This photograph, very much a family snap rather than a formal portrait, was taken at Thames Ditton in 1921. The group photographed is (from left to right) pianist Evlyn Howard-Jones, composer Frederick Delius, his wife, the artist Jelka Rosen Delius, and the cellist Beatrice Harrison. Howard-Jones and Harrison were both close associates of Delius at different times in his life, and were the dedicatees and first performers of various works by the composer.


Full title:
Group photograph of Frederick Delius, Jelka Rosen Delius, Beatrice Harrison and Evlyn Howard-Jones
Created:
1921, Thames Ditton
Format:
Unpublished photograph
Copyright:
© Public Domain
Usage terms
Public Domain
Held by
Delius Trust

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