ID# 88:
"Family History of Louise Homer: Inheritance of musical talent" pedigree, family history, and newspaper photograph
Date:
1920
Pages: (1|2|3|4|5)
Source:
American Philosophical Society, ERO, MSC77
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&quote;Family History of Louise Homer: Inheritance of musical talent&quote; pedigree, family history, and newspaper photograph

Sep 10 1920 Louise Homer. -3- stand any nervous tax. Dreaded work in public. She taught voice a while. Her first husband, J. Barrows (II-12) was a business man. Mr. Farwell II-10, is quite musical and was leader of the Harvard Glee Club when he was there. Her son Howard plays the organ and Wilfred whistles beautifully. Sarah. II-13, plays the organ. Her husband was older and superintendent of the Sunday School of the Presbyterian church for over thirty years, during all which time she played the organ. Her daughter Louise (III-25) is fond of music and composes. Her daughter Helen III-26 is studying voice. Her husband Donald Conaughy, III-27, is very fond of music and encourages her in her studies. He is son of the minister James Conaughy and his uncle is David Conaughy, very prominent in the Moody School and the New Era Movement. Marguerite II-1, who is quite gifted musically, has two little children who are little wonders: Samuel Osborne III-1, who is a little wizard on the piano, composes and is quite a prodigy, and his little sister Sarah, who is a beautiful little child and sings beautifully. They are both well known in Weschester (Mass.?).

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