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Dame Ethel Smyth talks politics in 1937

'This was a bit of bravado, as the Kaiser's words had rather riled me.' In this archive recording of Dame Ethel Smyth, she describes meeting the Kaiser, and the struggle to get her opera Der Wald performed. From the BBC Archives, broadcast in 1937.

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Composer Dame Ethel Smyth

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