Mary Barrat Due

Pianist and daughter of Thomas Ball Barratt (1862-1940), the founder of Pentecostalism in Norway. He was a gifted musician and songwriter himself and had taken piano and harmony lessons with Edvard Grieg (1880-82). After studies at the Academy St. Cecilia in Rome at the age of 14, amongst others with Liszt-student Giovanni Sgambati, and further studies with Percy Grainger in London (1911-12), Mary Barrat Due started a rich concert life. Together with her husband, violinist Henrik Due, she opened their own music institute in Oslo which became a cultural hotspot during the Second World War.

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09.04.1888
 in Bergen
24.12.1969
 in Oslo
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