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Madeleine Dring was born into a musical family. She spent her first four years at Raleigh Road, Harringay and moved to Streatham. She showed talent at an early age and took lessons in the junior department of the Royal College of Music beginning on her tenth birthday. She attended on scholarship for violin and piano.
As part of their training, all of the students performed in the children's theatre. She began composition studies at the RCMJD with Stanley Drummond Wolff, Leslie Fly, and Percy Buck. She continued at the Royal College for senior-
In 1947 she married Roger Lord, an oboist, for whom she composed several works, including the highly regarded Dances for solo oboe. They had a son in 1950.
A book, Madeleine Dring: Her Music, Her Life, by Ro Hancock-
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