Axtens, Florence Ellen (fem) 17.sep.1878-2.sep.1971 England, London Hackney - London Hammersmith
pianist, teacher piano, born at 371 Mare Street, 1903 graduated as piano teacher from the Royal Academy of Music (LRAM Licentiate), studied piano at the Matthay Piano School, 1921 she traveled to Australia to study aboriginal music, 24.aug.1922 returned to London from Sydney Australia, 1924-1928 residing/teaching at 45 Lancaster Gate in London Paddington, 1934-1958 at 35a Clanricarde Gardens in London Bayswater Hyde Park, 1935 late lecturer at the educational department of FBM Industries, 1935 tutor WEA Holiday Fellowship Lecturer, 1935 panel lecturer NF Women's Institute National Adult School Union, 1935 adjudicator for NASU, 1949 lecturer of the Music Teachers Association (MTA), 1963-1971 residing at 61 Bassett Road in London Ladbroke ; daughter of linendraper John Axtens (Somerset, East Coker 24.nov.1833-21.apr.1918 London Crouch Hill) and Eliza Surridge (Devon, Sampford Peverell 1838-8.jan.1919 London Crouch Hill) ; 26.jul.1899 at St Mary in London Willesden she married bank manager Charles Robert Jeeves (London St Johns Wood 1877-13.jan.1936 London Finchley)

Title Parts


[] Sonatina. Violin
in ms only

[] Thou art not afar. Song
words F. Stanton
pub West & Co., London 1915

[] The younger son. Song
words C. F. Smith
pub Keith, Prowse & Co., London 1915

[] A fairy tale. Arpeggio study. Piano
in Miniatures. Three miniatures for the pianoforte. Edition Swift. 1915

[] Memory sketches. Piano
pub Novello & Co., London 1916

[] 2 Sets of part songs on aboriginal folksongs
words Ella McFadyen (1887-1976)
pub Nicholson & Co. Ltd., Sydney, Australia 1921
also published by the New South Wales Education Board
[] 1 - The kangaroo
[] 2 - The north wind
[] 3 - Hush-a-hush
[] 4 - The mosquito
[] 5 - The mountain echo
[] 6 - Wattle blossom
[] Till we forget. Song. Voice and piano
sung by Miss Rosa Alba
words Ella McFadyen
pub Nicholson & Co. Ltd., Sydney, Australia 1921

[] The first six months in the pianoforte class
[] Piano class method. First twelve months in the piano class, with preliminary studies and exercises from teachings of Tobias Matthay
pub Hawkes & Son, London 4jul1933
copyright renewal Florence Axtens 18jul1960

[] Piano class method. Second twelve months in the piano class, with preliminary studies and exercises from teachings of Tobias Matthay
pub Hawkes & Son, London 4jul1933
copyright renewal Florence Axtens 18jul1960

[] The teaching of music through movement. Piano with and without words
with exercises and designs by Desiree Martin, illustrations by Naomi Walford
pub Boosey & Co. Ltd., London 7jul1936
copyright renewal Florence Axtens & Desiree Martin 9jul1963

[] Rhythmic designs for songs. Nursery rhymes and folk songs for piano and voice with suggestions for rhythmic movements
by Florence Axtens and Desiree Martin, illustrations by Naomi Walford
pub Boosey & Co. Ltd., London 7jul1936
copyright renewal Florence Axtens & Desiree Martin 9jul1963
[] 1 - Hunt's up
[] 2 - Girls and boys, come out to play
[] 3 - Sing a song of sixpence
[] 4 - Lavender's blue
[] 5 - Baa, baa, black sheep
[] 6 - Keys of Canterbury
[] 7 - I'm seventeen come Sunday
[] 8 - Come, lasses and lads
[] 9 - Nymphs and shepherds
[] 10 - Hark! Hark! the dogs do bark
[] 11 - Ding dong bell
[] 12 - Goosey, goosey gander
[] 13 - Come follow, follow
[] 14 - Turn again, Whittington
[] 15 - All into service
[] 16 - Great Tom is cast
[] 17 - Summer is a-coming in
[] 18 - Eriskay love lilt
[] 19 - Row well, ye mariners
[] 20 - Rio Grande
[] 21 - Twelve days of Christmas
[] 22 - Song of the shoemaker
[] Piano class method. Second year
pub Hawkes & Son, London 21sep1937
copyright renewal Florence Axtens 22sep1964

[] Three books of classics. With piano class lessons
designed and arranged as lessons for the piano class by Florence Axtens
pub Joseph Williams, London 1944
Book 1 - Easy
Book 2 - Junior
Book 3 - More difficult
2005-05-19 17:20:38