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Gertrude Healy


Lynch, P, Gertrude Healy, Australian Dictionary of Biography, Dianne Langmore (ed), Carlton, Victoria, 17, pp. 506 (2007) [Entry]


Gertrude Healy (1894-1984) was an outstanding Australian violinist who achieved recognition both nationally and internationally in the early part of the twentieth century. In 1948, she entered the Convent of Mercy, Ballarat East where, as Sister Catherine of Siena, she made a significant contribution to the musical education of the students at Sacred Heart College, Ballarat East as well as the wider Ballarat community.

Item Details

Item Type:Entry
Keywords:Biography, Australia, Melbourne, Ballarat, Heinze
Research Division:Studies in Creative Arts and Writing
Research Group:Performing Arts and Creative Writing
Research Field:Musicology and Ethnomusicology
Objective Division:Cultural Understanding
Objective Group:Arts and Leisure
Objective Field:Music
UTAS Author:Lynch, P (Mr Peter Lynch)
ID Code:79041
Year Published:2007
Deposited By:Conservatorium of Music
Deposited On:2012-08-14
Last Modified:2013-01-16

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