Winifred Charlotte Hillier Crosse Burston
BURSTON, WINIFRED CHARLOTTE HILLIER CROSSE (1889-1976), pianist, was born on 3 April 1889 at Gaythorn Albion, near Caboolture, Queensland, fourth child of English-born parents Thomas Burston, clerk, and his wife Mary, née Gibson. Raised in Brisbane and taught by her mother (an accomplished pianist who was still broadcasting in her nineties), in 1908 Winifred went to Berlin. She studied under the pianist Theodore Bohlmann at the Stern'sches Konservatorium der Musik, Berlin, and gained its diploma. Following Bohlmann to the United States of America, she made public appearances and taught at the Cincinnati Conservatory. She returned to Berlin in 1911 to study with the Italian pianist and composer Ferruccio Busoni, and his disciple, the Dutch pianist Egon Petri. Having spent a summer with the Falzfeins, a noble family who lived near Kiev, Ukraine, in October 1913 she gave a recital at the Aeolian Hall, London.
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