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Kay Dreyfus

Kay Dreyfus is an Adjunct Research Fellow in the School of History (SOPHIS), Monash University. Her background is in musicology and history and she holds doctorates in both areas. As curator of the Grainger Museum (Melbourne), she edited The Farthest North of Humanness, Letters of Percy Grainger 1901–1914 (1985). She is particularly interested in everyday musical experience in Australia, and her publications include Sweethearts of Rhythm: The Story of Australia’s All-Girl Bands and Orchestras to the End of the Second World War (1999) and a biography of the Australian violinist Alma Moodie (Die Geige War ihr Leben: Drei Frauen im Portrait, 2000).

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Turning Points: Book launch (Melbourne, invitation only)

The East Melbourne Library

Brenda Niall will launch Turning Points: 25 Remarkable Australians and the Moments that Changed Their Lives, edited by Mary Ryllis Clark, to be followed by a panel discussion featuring Margaret Leggatt...

Monash University Publishing will close on Wednesday 21 December and reopen on Tuesday 3 January 2023. The last date for online orders to be shipped is Friday 16 December 2022.