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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.
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.