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Bronnie Taylor Bronnie Taylor i(A15400 works by) (a.k.a. Bronnie Treloar; Bronnie Griffin Treloar)
Born: Established: 1921 ; Died: Ceased: 1991
Gender: Female
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In 1941, Bronnie Treloar (nee Taylor) was nineteen years of age and major resident scholar at Trinity College, Melbourne University. She had published lyrics for operetta and children's songs including: The Magic Basket, an Operetta, (music by Canon Wheeler); The Singer (Michael Head); and Songs for Young Australians (Edith Harrhy). As Bronnie Treloar, Treloar wrote a commentary on Moliere's Les Precieuses Ridicules, and a book on family history.

Treloar's academic awards included the Dwight Prize for Final Honours in the School of French Language and Literature, University of Melbourne, [1942] and the A. M. White Scholarship at Trinity College, [1942].

Treloar was married to Alan Treloar (q.v.).

Source: Meanjin Papers [vol. 1] no. 10 (Spring 1942): 24 and Meanjin Papers [vol. 1] no. 6 (Summer 1941): 24.

Most Referenced Works


  • A poem titled 'The Streets of Rome' by Bronnie Taylor (age 14) appeared in the 'Youth' section of The Australian Journal in the October 1936 issue. The address is listed as: 'Chequors,' Parliament Place, East Melbourne, Victoria.

Known archival holdings

Albinski 220
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