Monk, Varney

Composer whose work in musical theatre was based on Australian themes.

Milestone
Born
Baccus Marsh, Victoria
18 Jan 1892
Name
Alternate
Desmond, Varney
Birth
Peterson, Isabel Varney Desmond
Alternate
Peterson, Varney
Alternate
Varney, Isabel
Occupation
Position
1931
Relationship
Spouse

Monk, Varney

,
2011

Part of a musical circle in 1930s Sydney that hoped to create an Australian music, Varney Desmond (later Monk) built her work on Australian stories and musical motifs.