Olivia Dussek

Born: 29th September 1801

Died: 1847

Birthplace: London, England

Olivia Francisca Buckley née Dussek (1799–1847) was an English harpist, organist and composer. She was the daughter of Czech composer Jan Ladislav Dussek and Scottish composer Sophia Corri. Dussek left his wife, and Olivia was taught harp and piano by her mother, making her debut at the age of eight at the Argyle Rooms. She married Richard William Buckley and had ten children. Buckley taught music, and around 1840 became organist at Kensington parish church. She used the pen name O. B. Dussek for the publication of her music.

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