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pianist

Antoinette Szumowska, Polish pianist. member Adamowski Trio; member of faculty N.E. Conservatory of Music, Boston, since 1920. Founder and president Society of Friends of Poland, World War.

Background

Szumowska, Antoinette was born on February 22, 1872 in Lublin, Poland. Daughter of Alexander and Wanda (Roszkowska) Szumowski.

Education

Graduate Conservatory of Music, Warsaw. Studied with Paderewski in Paris, also theory and composition at Paris Conservatory.

Career

First appeared in concert at Warsaw, at age of 18. Recital at Salle Érard, Paris, 1891. Played in London, Chapel’s Popular Concerts, with symphony orchestra under Henschel and Sir Henry J. Wood.

Gave concerts in London and Paris. Came to the United States, 1894. Played with Boston Symphony Orchestra and other principal orchestras and musical orgns. in the United States.

Member Adamowski Trio. Member of faculty N.E. Conservatory of Music, Boston, since 1920. Founder and president Society of Friends of Poland, World War.

Membership

Member Adamowski Trio. Member of faculty N.E. Conservatory of Music, Boston, since 1920. Founder and president Society of Friends of Poland, World War.

Connections

Married Joseph Adamowski, of Warsaw, September 1, 1896. Children: Helenka, Tadeusz.

father:
Alexander Szumowski

mother:
Wanda (Roszkowska) Szumowski

spouse:
Joseph Adamowski

children:
Helenka Szumowska

Tadeusz Szumowska