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Anne Macky: A Radical in Her Time

  title={Anne Macky: A Radical in Her Time},
  author={Betty A. O'Brien},
  journal={Context: journal of music research},
A brief description of the life and works of the pianist and composer, Anne Macky (1887-1964), an Australian who contributed significantly to the cultural life of Melbourne, is provided. Macky's most outstanding contribution to the musical culture of her time, however, was the establishment and direction of her own music training school in Melbourne, the People's Conservatorium (also known as the New Conservatorium), which she ran from 1917 until 1932. The ideologies of the forthright…