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violinist

Maud Powell, American violinist.

Background

Powell, Maud was born on August 22, 1868 in Peru, Illinois, United States. Daughter of William Bramwell and Minnie (Paul) Powell.

Education

Common school education, Aurora, Illinois. Musical education Chicago, Leipzig, Paris, Berlin, 1881-1885. Pupil of William Lewis, Henri Schradieck, Dancla, Joachim.

Career

Debut at Berlin, 1885. Has been soloist with Thomas, Siedl, Gericke, Nikisch, Damrosch and other orchestras. Toured Germany and Austria, with New York Arion Society, 1892.

Tour of British Isles and European Continent, 1899-1901. Again, including Russia, 1903-1904-05. Toured South Africa, 1905.

From 1903 every musical season was spent in this country.

Connections

Married H. Godfrew Turner, of London, 1904.

father:
William Bramwell Powell

mother:
Minnie (Paul) Powell

spouse:
H. Godfrew Turner