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Details of this orphan work

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Work details

Applicant or licensee name:
Matildie Thom Wium
Applicant or licensee country:
South Africa
Application number:
Application date:
Status of application:
Licence Expired
Title or short description:
Memoir of the life of Jenny Lind
Full description:
Manuscript memoir (unfinished) of Swedish opera singer Jenny Lind's career up to her visits to England in 1847-1849 written by Harriet Grote, who supported her during these visits. Part of the Jenny Lind collection held by the library of the Royal Academy of Music.
Written works
Type of work:
Museum, gallery, library or archive holding the work:
Details and dates of publication, broadcast and/or distribution:
The work is unfinished and has never been published. Holland and Rockstro quoted from it extensively in their 1893 biography of Jenny Lind.


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Preservation purposes
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Known creators or right holders

Type Located Name
Creator No Harriet Grote (1792-1878)
Assignee No Abraham Hayward (1801-1884)

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