Annie Patterson (1868 - 1934):
Annie Patterson was born in Lurgan, County Armagh, and was educated at the Alexandra College, Dublin, and the Royal Irish Academy of Music, where she won a gold medal for playing the organ. She was Examiner in Music for the Royal University of Ireland from 1892 to 1895 and gained a Doctorate of Music. She was conductor of the Dublin Choral Union and instigated the Feis Ceoil movement. She lectured on Irish music at University College, Cork, from 1924 and published many works, including The Story of Oratorio; Great Minds in Music and Native Music of Ireland. She composed music and Gaelic songs.
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