Acclaimed classical musician who played to rave reviews all over the world and worked to promote classical music in the U.S.
She studied piano at the University of Minnesota in the early 1920s, displaying such obvious talent that she was sent to England to study under the renowned tutor Tobias Matthay.
She won the London Bach Prize in 1927 and had spectacular reviews in Berlin. She returned stateside where she was the soloist for symphony orchestras of major cities coast to coast.
She married Bernard Lewis, a chemist, and settled in Pittsburgh in 1942.
She was a contemporary of Vladimir Horowitz, another classical pianist.