Maud Powell


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(b Peru, Ill., 1868; d Uniontown, Pa., 1920). Amer. violinist. Toured Eng. 1883. Eur. début 1885. Amer. début 1885. Promoted works by Amer. composers and gave f. Amer. ps. of concs. by Bruch, Tchaikovsky, Dvořák, and Sibelius. Formed str. qt. 1894–8 and Maud Powell Trio 1908, touring USA 1908–9. Comp. cadenza for Brahms conc.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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