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Edith Kingdon Gould Martin Edit Profile

pianist , civic worker

Edith Kingdon Gould Martin, American pianist, civic worker. Decorated Navy Expert Pistol medal. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946.

Background

Martin, Edith Kingdon Gould was born on August 20, 1920 in New York City. Daughter of Kingdon and Annunziata (Lucci) Gould.

Education

Student Barnard College, New York City, 1939-1940. Private study piano.

Career

Actress, Barter Theater, 1941, Summer Stock, Nyack, 1942, A Young American, 1946, Louis Bromfield's West of the Moon, 1946, Agatha Christie's Hidden Horizons, 1946. Guest pianist Werner Lywen Quartet, since 1965. Board of directors Paul VI Institute for Arts, since 1979.

Trustee, past president Washington Opera.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Poems, 1934. Composer: Song Cycle on Poems of Lenau and Schiller, 1968.

Membership

Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Clubs: City Tavern, Sulgrave (Washington).

Connections

Married Guy Martin, October 12, 1946. Children– Isaiah Guyman III, Jason Gould, Christopher Kingdon, Edith Maria Theodosia Burr.

father:
Kingdon Gould

mother:
Annunziata (Lucci) Gould

spouse:
Guy Martin

children:
Christopher Kingdon Martin

Edith Maria Theodosia Burr Martin

Jason Gould Martin

Isaiah Guyman III Martin