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Cohen, Harriet Pearl Alice (1895–1967), pianist

Lewis Foreman

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Cohen, Harriet Pearl Alice (1895–1967), pianist, was born on 2 December 1895 at 58 Angell Road, Brixton, London, the eldest daughter of Joseph Woolf Cohen, company secretary, and his wife, Florence White. The soprano (Kathleen Irene) Myra Verney (1905–1993) was her younger sister. An amateur cellist and composer, her father was of Lithuanian extraction. Her mother, a gifted pianist herself, taught ...

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