Liza LehmannLiza Lehmann
English Musical Composer and Vocalist
1862 – 1918 A.D.

Liza Lehmann, an English musical composer and vocalist, born in London. There, in 1885, she made her d├ębut at the Monday Popular Concerts, and met with remarkable success as a concert singer. In 1894 she married Herbert Bedford and devoted herself to composition.

Her most successful and popular work is the song cycle In a Persian Garden, the words taken from the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyan, the music consisting of a connected group of solos and part songs.

This work of Liza Lehmann is remarkably beautiful and effective interpretation of the famous poem.


Reference: Famous Women; An Outline of Feminine Achievement Through the Ages With Life Stories of Five Hundred Noted Women By Joseph Adelman. Copyright, 1926 by Ellis M. Lonow Company.