Archive for Louise Kerr

Louise Kerr, Musician and Composer

Local violist and scholar Carolyn Broe shares information about Louise Kerr, musician and composer.

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Louise Lincoln Kerr was a composer, violist and patron of the arts. She was born on April 24, 1892, in Cleveland, Ohio, and died December 10, 1977, at her ranch in Cottonwood, Arizona. She was the daughter of John C. Lincoln, an engineer and real estate tycoon. Her mother taught her to play the piano at age 6 and violin at age 7, and she later learned to play and preferred the viola. Read more