Elkus, Elizabeth Britton.

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Elizabeth Elkus (b. August 26, 1902; d. July 5, 1994) was born Florence Elizabeth Britton in London, England. After her first fianc ̣died, she moved to the United States where she met and married Albert Elkus in 1929. She helped her husband shape the musical life of the Bay Area by hosting many musicians and by creating a hospitable atmosphere for young musicians, even after Albert's death in 1962. Elizabeth is most remembered for helping and mentoring new students at Berkeley. She and Albert have two sons--Jonathan and Benedict.

From the description of Elizabeth Elkus Papers, 1925-1994 (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82602811

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associatedWith Bliss, Arthur, 1891-1975. person
associatedWith Elkus, Albert I. (Albert Israel), 1884-1962. person
associatedWith Graff, Dale. person
associatedWith LeFanu, Nicola. person
associatedWith Moroney, Davitt. person
associatedWith Online Archive of California. corporateBody
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Active 1893

Active 1993

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