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Celeste Nellis Ryus Edit Profile

pianist

Celeste Nellis Ryus, American pianist.

Background

Ryus, Celeste Nellis was born on February 7, 1877 in Fort Hays, Kansas, United States. Daughter of De Witt C. and Emma Virginia (McAfee) Nellis.

Education

Educational public schools, Fort Hays and Topeka, Kansas, and 2 years at Topeka High School. Graduate in music at Topeka, Kansas, 1892, at Chicago Conservatory of Music, 1895. Taught there 2 terms till June, 1897.

Graduate Royal Hochschule of Music, Berlin, 1899, under Professor Barth. Studied repertoire with Moszkowski, Paris, 1900.

Career

Harmon David Ryus, June 2, 1906. Appeared in concerts at Chicago Exposition, 1893, Paris Exposition, 1900, receiving medals and diplomas. Has made concert tours in Europe and America.

Connections

Married Captain.

father:
De Witt C. Nellis

mother:
Emma Virginia (McAfee) Nellis

spouse:
Captain