Boehm, Mary Louise (1924–2002)

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Boehm, Mary Louise (1924–2002)

American pianist and painter. Born 1924 in US; died Nov 29, 2002, in Spain; studied with her mother, then with Robert Casadesus in Paris and Walter Gieseking in Saarbrücken.

Well-known as a recitalist, 1st specialized in the compositions of lesser Romantic composers like Moscheles and Hummel, then diligently worked to champion the works of American composers, including Amy Beach; her discography includes works by C.P.E. Bach, Abel, Schroeder, Field, Kalkbrenner, and Spohr; began painting (1960s), working in oils, watercolors, and inks.