Edith Harrhy

Edith Harrhy composed under a number of pseudonyms, and although renowned in her lifetime, was not recognised accordingly in historic records.

Born in London, Edith Harrhy married an Australian in 1919, and settled in Melbourne. Her recitals were enormously popular, as she would play, sing, and then end up telling anecdotes. She composed under a number of pseudonyms, and although renowned in her lifetime, was not recognised accordingly in historic records.

Compositions by Edith Harrhy appear on

Repose

Composer

Beautiful lullabies and cradle songs by Australian composers from 1890-1999. Featuring soprano Linda Thompson (Australian Opera and VSO Young Artist) and pianist Deviani Segal, this delightful collection features world premiere recordings of Australian lullabies and cradle songs.