Magazine article The American Organist

OBITUARIES: Mary W. Wallmann

Magazine article The American Organist

OBITUARIES: Mary W. Wallmann

Article excerpt

Mary W. Wallmann, 86 years old, September 26, 2013, of causes incident to dementia in Flower Mound, Tex., where she had lived the past two years at a memory care facility. She was born in 1927 in Albany, Calif., where she lived almost her entire life. A Phi Beta Kappa student at UC-Berkeley, she earned degrees in French and library science in 1949 and 1950, respectively. She was librarian at Albany High School from 1966 until she retired in 1993. After retirement, she was a founding member of the Albany Education Foundation and served as a member of the Albany Unified School District Board of Education from 1998 to 2002.

Music was an important part of Wallmann's life. She was six years old when she started piano lessons and progressed rapidly. As a teenager, she earned money for college by playing the piano at 50 cents an hour for dancers and singers, even playing "Song of India" for a sword swallower's act. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.