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Myra Hess

AKA Julia Myra Hess

Born: 25-Feb-1890
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 26-Nov-1965
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Golders Green Crematorium, London, England

Gender: Female
Religion: Jewish [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Pianist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Held lunchtime concerts during WWII

[1] Not a practicing Jew, but never concerted to Christianity.

Father: Frederick Solomon Hess
Mother: Lizzie Jacobs

    University: Guildhall School of Music, London (1897-1902)
Royal Academy of Music, London (1902-07)

    Commander of the British Empire 1936
    Dame of the British Empire 1941
    Royal Philharmonic Society Gold Medal 1942
    Order of Orange-Nassau

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