Joan Trimble

Joan Trimble ( born June 18, 1915 in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, † August 6, 2000 ibid ) was an Irish composer and pianist.

The granddaughter of Irish poet William Copeland Trimble studied from 1931 to 1936 at the Royal Irish Academy of Music, and from 1932 to 1936 at Trinity College in Dublin. From 1936 to 1940 she studied at the Royal College of Music in London with Arthur Benjamin, Ralph Vaughan Williams and Herbert Howells. Since 1938 she formed with her sister Valerie Trimble, a piano and performed as a pianist. She composed piano pieces, songs, a strings Suite ( 1953) and the piece Erin Go Bragh for band. Her principal work is the opera Blind Raftery of 1957.

  • Irish composer
  • Composer of classical music ( 20th century)
  • Composer ( opera )
  • Classic pianist
  • Born in 1915
  • Died in 2000
  • Woman
  • Irishman