Who Was Maud Powell

Maud Powell ( August 22 , 1867 – January 8 , 1920 ) was an American violinist who gained international acclaim for her skill and virtuosity. She was born in Peru, Illinois and grew up in Aurora, Illinois. She was the first American violinist to achieve international rank. Several foundations as well as a musical festival were founded in her honor to continue musical education.
For more information about Maud Powell please visit the Maud Powell Society for Music and Education site.