Composer: Miriam Beatrice Hyde
Dates: 15 January 1913 – 11 January 2005
Title of Piece: Kelso Overture
Brief Biography: Hyde was a composer, pianist, poet and educator. Her pastoral style effectively combined impressionism with post-romanticism. During her long career she composed over 150 pieces of music and write some 500 poems, some of which she set to music. Hyde received many awards for work including the OBE and the OA.