Solon Robinson Edit Profile
Student piano, violin and theory with Mistress Carl Busch and Sir Carl Busch in Kansas City. Further piano study with Edwin Hughes and Leopold Godowsky. Student Paris, France, 1927-1928 and winter of 1932.
Gave first public performance on piano at age of 13. Appeared in numerous recitals in the East. Soloist with American Orchestral Society, New York City.
With Kansas City, Detroit, Minneapolis, Cleveland Symphony orchs. Assistant professor music Smith College, 1923-1930, associate professor, 1931-1940, professor music, 1941-1961, professor emeritus, 1961-1964.
Served as Second lieutenant United States, A.A.F., World War I. Winner National Federation of Music.
Married Frances Reed, September 21, 1929. Children: Anne, Lewis Reed, Sarah Frances, Geoffrey Howard.