Adelina de Lara

Pianist

Birthday January 23, 1872

Birth Sign Aquarius

Birthplace England

DEATH DATE Nov 25, 1961 (89)

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About

Classical British pianist and composer whose public performance career began at age six.

Before Fame

She studied under Iwan Knorr at Frankfurt's Hoch Conservatory and with Fanny Davies and Clara Schumann.

Trivia

Her skill was admired by Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother.

Family Life

Her birth name was Lottie Adelina Preston. Her grandfather was Laurent de Lara, the Spanish Count.

Associated With

She developed a close friendship with Johannes Brahms.