Minnesota Environmental Issues Oral History Project: Interview with Katherine L. Bakeless
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Bakeless is a native of Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, and received her degree from the Bloomsburg State Normal School. She studied piano at the Peabody Conservatory of Music and also received private instruction in London and Salzburg. She taught piano in private schools in New York and New Jersey and in her New York City studio. In 1920 she married John Bakeless. For over forty years she resided in Seymour, Connecticut. Mrs. Bakeless is the author of Story Lives of Great Composers, Story Lives of American Composers, Birth of a Nation's Song, Glory Hallelujah, and In the Big Time. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Her background; her friendship with Ernest Oberholtzer; social life at Rainy Lake; canoe trip and visit with Oberholtzer's Indian friends. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: Oberholtzer's friend, Ted Hall, also participates in the interview. A separate interview with Ted Hall is part of the project series.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
18 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 70 minutes length
Creation Interviewer: Robertson, Margaret A.
Interviewee: Bakeless, Katherine Little
Dates Creation: 02/06/1987
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 58
Accession Number AV1988.99.2
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Environmental Issues Oral History Project'

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