Ruth Breton Edit Profile
Educational public schools, Louisville, Kentucky, and Louisville Collegiate School. Began study of violin with father at age of 5, later under Charles Letzler, Louisville. 1 year with Franz Kneisel and at New York Institute Musical Art.
5 years with Leopold Auer, in New York and Chicago.
Gilmore. First public appearance at age of 7. New York debut in recital, 1924. Has appeared as soloist with New York Philharmonic Orchestra, 1924.
Has appeared as soloist with New York Symphony Orchestra, Philadelphia, Chicago, St. Louis, Cincinnati, Cleveland and other orchestras. Played at 1st annual concert of America music by American Artists, presented by American Acaad. Artists and Letters, Carnegie Hall, New York, April 22, 1926.
European debut, London and Berlin, 1926. Played in Havana, 1928, Jamaica and Port-au-Prince, 1937. Elected member of the board of Governors American Guild of Musical Artists, 1937.
Home: Georgetown, Connecticut.
Member of the board of govs.
Married Richard G. Knott, of Louisville, May 17, 1919.