404 Hampstead Garden Suburb Virtual Museum : Individual : Dame Myra Hess [P-PROF-HESS]
Dame Myra Hess

Photograph copyright of the National Portrait Gallery NPG P207

Dame Myra Hess, 1890-1965

Lived at: 48 Wildwood Road (date unknown - blue plaque)

Profession: Musician

Professional work:

  • Concert pianist of international renown.
  • Organised and took part in daily chamber music concerts at the National Gallery throughout the Second World War.
  • CBE 1936.
  • DBE 1941

Dame Myra Hess
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