Mary Louise Boehm

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Birthday
25, 1924
Birthplace
Iowa
DEATH DATE
Nov 29, 2002 (78)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
25, 1924
Birthplace
Iowa
DEATH DATE
Nov 29, 2002 (78)

About

Musician and painter who focused on performing the repertoire of eclectic and neglected composers such as Amy Beach and Ernest Schelling.

Before Fame

She was a child prodigy and studied with such notable teachers as Robert Casadesus and Walter Gieseking.

Trivia

She began painting in the 1960s and also pioneered modern adaptations of Indonesian batik techniques.

Family Life

She was descended from early 19th-century Vienna piano-maker Joseph Boehm.

Associated With

She brought the works of John Field to a new and younger generation.