Edwin Coates, music teacher and husband of Helena Harper Coates, 1940-1950
- Edwin Coates, music teacher and husband of Helena Harper Coates, 1940-1950
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- Danley family, original small photos; Edwin and Helena Harper Coates
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Miriam Matthews Photograph Collection
Studio portrait of Edwin Coates.
Edwin Coates (Charles Edwin Coates) was a pianist, composer and faculty member of the Martin-Smith School of Music in New York. In 1917, he graduated from the Institute of Musical Art, which was founded and directed by Frank Heino Damrosch, and which later merged with the Juilliard Graduate School to form the Juilliard School. In 1938 he married social worker Helena Hester Harper, the Executive Secretary of the West Harlem Council of Social Agencies.
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