The only composer mentioned in Jane Austen's books
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Jane Austen and Classical Music
3. The only composer mentioned in Jane Austen's books
The once popular Johann Baptist Cramer (1771-1858) is the only real composer whose name is mentioned in any of Jane Austen's novels. Some of Cramer's music was owned by the character Jane Fairfax in 'Emma'. After the arrival of her new Broadwood piano, Fairfax also plays the tune 'Robin Adair'; Jane Austen had several versions of this song in her collection.