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violinist

Leonora Jackson, American violinist. awarded Mendelssohn State prize.

Background

Jackson, Leonora was born on February 20, 1878 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Charles P. and Elizabeth (Higgins) Jackson.

Education

Educational public schools, Chicago. Graduate Royal School of Music, Berlin. As a student in Berlin was awarded Mendelssohn State prize.

Career

Soloist with symphony orchestras in Germany, France, England and Scotland, receiving decoration from Queen Victoria. Made 6 tours in the United States and appeared 8 times as soloist with Boston Symphony Orchestra, also with other orchestras in Chicago, Detroit, Cincinnati, St. Louis, etc. Made tour of world, 1926.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor to The Violinist.†.

Connections

Married second, William Duncan McKim, October 12, 1915.

father:
Charles P. Jackson

mother:
Elizabeth (Higgins) Jackson

spouse:
William Duncan McKim