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Identifier: SC 0011
Abstract Marion Davies (1924-2012) is among the first women to secure the position of principal cellist in major orchestras in the United States. She received her music education initially at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She continued her education at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, studying with Emmanuel Feuermann and Gregor Piatigorsky. Davies served as first cellist with the Kansas City Philharmonic, the Houston Symphony, and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, where she...
Dates: 1924 - 2012