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Natalie Hinderas, Raymond Pace Alexander, Dorothy Maynor, Eugene Waymon Jones

@ Temple University

Mosley, John W


Seated, left-right, Natalie Hinderas (1927-1987), Judge Raymond Pace Alexander (1898-1974) and Dorothy Maynor (1910-1996). Standing, far right, Dr. Eugene Waymon Jones Hinderas was one of the first African Americans to gain worldwide fame as a classical pianist. Hinderas was also the first African American female pianist to be featured by a symphony orchestra. Her first high profile recital performance as a professional came in 1951 in New York, and was reviewed well by the musical critics in the New York Times. For the next three decades, Hinderas would perform all over the world and become one of the country’s most acclaimed pianists. In 1966, she joined the teaching staff at Temple University’s Boyer College of Music. She was promoted to full professor in 1973 and taught there until her death in 1987. circa 1950s

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