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Myra Hess (1890–1965)

Myra Hess was born on February 25, 1890 in London, England. She died on November 26, 1965 in London. See full bio »


(age 75) in London, England, UK

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 2014 Lucky Bastard (performer: "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring")
 1945 Myra Hess (Documentary short) (performer: "Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor (Appassionata)")
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 1945 A Diary for Timothy (Short documentary) (cooperation and support - as Dame Myra Hess)
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 1945 A Diary for Timothy (Short documentary)
Herself (pianist) (as Dame Myra Hess)
 1945 Myra Hess (Documentary short)
Herself - Pianist
 1942 Listen to Britain (Documentary short)
Herself - Pianist
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 2007 Legends (TV Series documentary)
 1974 The World at War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Home Fires: Britain - 1940-1944 (1974) ... Herself (uncredited)

Personal Details

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Dame Myra Hess

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Hired Betty Humby, the future Betty Humby-Beecham, as a piano professor at Tobias Matthay's music school. Humby was 16 years old at the time. See more »


British pianist

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