Lady John Scott

Short Name: Lady John Scott
Full Name: Scott, John, Lady, 1810-1900
Birth Year: 1810
Death Year: 1900

Alicia Ann Spottiswoode was the maiden name of Alicia Scott, the wife of Lord John Douglas Scott. She was an amateur composer, best known for the tune, commonly called ANNIE LAURIE, to which the poem by William Douglas beginning "Maxwelton's braes are bonnie" is sung.

Wikipedia Biography

Alicia Ann, Lady John Scott, (née Alicia Ann Spottiswoode) (24 June 1810 – 12 March 1900) was a Scottish songwriter and composer known chiefly for the tune, "Annie Laurie", to which the words of a 17th-century poet, , were set.

Tunes by Lady John Scott (2)sort descendingAsInstancesIncipit
[Come to the blessed, loving Savior]Lady Jane Scott (Composer)212345 65533 33323
[I am on a shining pathway]Lady John Scott (Composer (attributed to))532111 77665 32123

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