The Dolmetsch family included instrument makers, scholars and performers. Arnold Dolmetsch (1858-1940) greatly impacted attitudes towards performing and studying music. Many members of his family took up Arnold's enthusiasm, including Hélène (1878-1924) daughter from his first marriage, Mabel, his third wife, and their children Cécile ( b.1904), Nathalie (b.1905), Rudolph (Arnold) (1906-1942) and Carl (Frederick) (1911-1997) all making their mark in the fields of music playing, composition and directing.

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instrument makers and performers (1858-)

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