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us: Parke, Maria F., 1772-1822


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  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • Maria Frances
  • Variants

    • us: M. F. P. (Maria F. Parke), 1772-1822
    • us: MFP (Maria F. Parke), 1772-1822
    • us: P., M. F. (Maria F. Parke), 1772-1822
    • us: Parke, Maria F., 1772 or 3-1822
    • us: Parke, Miss, 1772-1822
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        17720826
    • Death Date

        18220731
    • Associated Locale

        Great Britain
    • Gender

        female
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Singing
          (lcsh) Piano music
            (lcsh) Composition (Music)
          • Occupation

              (lcsh) Sopranos (Singers)
                (lcsh) Pianists
                  (lcsh) Composers
              • Earlier Established Forms

                  Parke, Maria F., 1772 or 3-1822Parke, Maria F.,1772 or 3-1822
              • Sources

                • found: Cohen, A.I. Int'l enc. of women composers, 2nd ed. (Parke (Park), Maria Hester; b. 1775, London, d. 8-15-1822, London; pianist, singer, and composer)
                • found: Park, M.H. Six sonatas for the harpsichord or pianoforte and violin, op. 1, c1996: pref. (Until recently Maria Hester Reynolds Park (1760-1813) ... has been confused with or thought to be the same composer as Maria F. Parke (1772/3-1822), daughter of the oboist John Parke. [They] are clearly differentiated in the British Library Catalogue of printed music)
                • found: Norton/Grove dict. of women composers, 1994 (Parke, Maria F. (b. London, 1772/3; d. London, 31 July 1822). English composer and pianist. The daughter of the oboist John Parke. She has been confused with the composer Maria Hester Park, but her published compositions are all attributed to 'Miss Parke' and often signed 'MFP' on the title-page. The British Library Catalogue of printed music clearly differentiates the two composers)
                • found: Grove Music online, 22 July 2013 (Maria Frances Parke, English soprano, composer and pianist; born 26 Aug. 1772, died 31 July 1822; she has been confused with the composer Maria Hester Park (née Reynolds), but her published compositions are all attributed to 'Miss Parke' and often signed 'MFP' on the title-page)
              • Change Notes

                • 1988-07-15: new
                • 2013-07-23: revised
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