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Miss Nora Baird, Pianist (1900-1991)
30 Nov 1990
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Anyone wishing to know more about Miss Baird can read about her in a publication titled “Nora Baird MBE (1900-1991)” by Dan O'Donnell. Bowen Hills, Qld: Boolarong Publications 1992. The book gives this summary:

A biography of Queensland's most famous music teacher. Irish-born Nora Baird came to Australia at the age of 27 having already established a considerable reputation as a pianist, organist and teacher in her native Belfast. In the course of a long career she made a great contribution to music in Queensland, as a teacher, foundation member of Queensland Conservatorium, church organist, examiner, supporter of the ABC and tireless worker in the cause of her art.

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Community Education History Fortitude_Valley music Valley_School
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Ray Thurlow Thu, 25 Apr 2013 10:48pm

See also Alan Moxey (http://placestories.com/story/22866) with whom Nora visited schools on a weekly basis instilling the love of (?) and appreciation of music.