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Music educator , musician

Martha Harter Buckalew, Music educator, musician. Avocations: sewing, knitting, crocheting, gardening, cooking. F C.


Buckalew, Martha Harter was born on October 14, 1941 in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of William Bryan and Helen Wheat (Coffman) Nesbit.


Bachelor in Music and Piano cum laude, University of Southern California, 1965.


Private teacher, Columbia, South Carolina., 1965-1966;private teacher, New Orleans, 1966-1968;private teacher, Columbus, Ohio., 1975-1997;founder, director, pianist, Chamber Theatre Consort, Columbus, Ohio., 1983-1997. Teaching assistant, library University of Southern California, Columbia, 1965-1966. Director senior citizens music program Jewish Center, New Orleans, 1966-1968.

Cataloguer audio visual department Grandview Public Library., Columbus, 1972-1973. Publicity coordinator Prestige Concerts, Columbus, 1974-1975. Founder, director Clavier Concerts, Columbus, 1976-1977.

Lecturer, recitalist Capital Conservatory Music, Columbus, 1981, 92.


  • Avocations: sewing, knitting, crocheting, gardening, cooking.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Whatever Happened to Nannerl Mozart and Fanny Mendelesohn?, 1983, A Portrait of Clara Schumann, 1988, The Song of Alma Mahler, 1997. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Volunteer Citizens Against Glen Echo Rezoning, Columbus, 1978. Pianist Summit United Methodist Church, Columbus, 1982-1983. Volunteer, fund raiser school board, Columbus, 1995.

Researcher Glen Echo History District, 1995-1997. Member Music Teachers National Association (certified), National Guild Piano Teachers, World Wildlife Fund, Ohio Music Teachers Association (district chairman 1976-1978), Ohio History Society, Delta Omicron, Phi Beta Kappa (Alumna of the Year 1996).


  • Other Interests

    Sewing, knitting, crocheting, gardening, cooking.


Married Edward Arthur Harter III, February 24, 1966 (divorced 1983). 1 child, Edward Arthur IV. Married Louis Clair Buckalew, August 22, 1984.

William Bryan Nesbit

Helen Wheat (Coffman) Nesbit

Edward Arthur Harter III

Louis Clair Buckalew

Edward Arthur IV Buckalew