Bestor Kelley, Dorothea (nee Nolte) (fem) 15.apr.1906-19.sep.2009 USA Connecticut, Greenwich - Texas, Dallas
violist, violinist, 1916-1923 studied violin, viola and theory privately in Boston and 1923-1929 in New York, 1929-1931 and 1933-1936 studied at the Juilliard School in New York, 1939 studied with Nadia Boulanger in Fontainebleau France, studied with Barbara Werner Schwaab in Boston, Albert Stoessel, Mischa Mischakoff in New York and Arnold Schoenberg in Chautauqua, 1927 music critic for the Chautauquan Daily, 1931-1936 taught at the summer school of music in Chautauqua, 1936-1940 member of the Durieux Chamber Music Ensemble in Buffalo, 1945 violist in the Buffalo Philharmonic, 1950-1951 residing at 73 Lexington Avenue in Buffalo, 1952 she moved to Dallas Texas, 1954-1974 violist in the Dallas Symphony, 1954-1993 violist in the Chautauqua Symphony, 1954-2004 manager of the Dallas Chamber Music Society ; daughter of George Henry Nolte (Boston 9.sep.1864-) and Evelyn White (Mass, Norton 20.nov.1875-25.jul.1959 Boston Cambridge) ; 1939 she divorced historian Arthur Eugene Bestor Jr. (Chautauqua 20.sep.1908-13.dec.1984 Seattle) ; 7.mar.1942 she married teacher Albert Bartram Kelley (Pa, Rosemont 28.nov.1909-17.dec.1998 Dallas) ; children Jason (1943-), Parrish (1945-) and Jeremiah (1948-)

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New York Symphony Orchestra 1927

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