Marian MacDowell (maiden name Marian Griswold Nevins) (November 22, 1857 – August 23, 1956) was an American pianist and philanthropist. In 1907, she and her husband Edward MacDowell founded the MacDowell Colony for artists in Peterborough, New Hampshire. Her leadership of the artist retreat through two world wars, the Great Depression and other challenges created one of the foremost cultural institutions in the United States, which cultivated the work of generations of musicians, writers, poets, sculptors, and visual artists.
Birth and Death Data: Born November 22nd, 1857 (New York City), Died August 23rd, 1956 (Los Angeles)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917
Roles Represented in DAHR: piano
Notes: Wife of composer Edward MacDowell.
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||[Trial 1917-08-01-02]||Not documented||8/1/1917||To a wild rose||Marian MacDowell||Piano solo||instrumentalist, piano|
|Victor||[Trial 1917-08-01-03]||Not documented||8/1/1917||The water-lily||Marian MacDowell||Piano solo||instrumentalist, piano|
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