Netty Simons

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Netty Simons


Netty Simons (26 October 1913, New York, N.Y. – 1 April 1994, New York) was an American pianist, music editor, music educator, and composer.

Ms. Simons studied music at Third Street Music School. She graduated from New York University where she studied with Marion Bauer and Percy Aldridge Grainger from 1931 to 1937, and taught at the Third Street Music School from 1928 to 1933. In 1933 she began studies with Alexander Siloti at the Juilliard School of Music, and in 1938 with composer Stefan Wolpe.

From 1961 to 1962 she was producer and coordinator of concerts at Carnegie Hall in New York City. She received a Recording Publication Award from the Ford Foundation in 1971. Her papers are archived at the New York Public Library and the Vassar College Libraries

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