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Elizabeth A. Gest
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Birth: unknown
Death: Apr. 25, 1959
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

The Evening Bulletin Philadelphia; Monday, April 27, 1959, Page 22:

"Eliz. A. Gest Dies, Pianist Composer
Miss Elizabeth A. Gest, pianist, composer and teacher, died Saturday in Lankenau Hospital. She was 70 and lived at Alden Park Manor, Germantown. Miss Gest, who had a studio at 1714 Chestnut st., formerly taught at the Settlement Music School here, Ursinus College and the Shipley School, Bryn Mawr. She studied at several music schools, including the Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore. The author of many books and articles, her book "Keyboard Harmony for Juniors," was among her better known works. She was a member of the Art Alliance, the New Century Club, the National Guild of Piano Teachers and many other teacher groups. Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Samuel R. T. Very, and two brothers, Alexander P. and John B. Requiem Mass will be celebrated at 10 A. M. tomorrow at St. Bridget's Roman Catholic Church, 3669 Midvale av. Burial will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery."

The Evening Bulletin Philadelphia; Monday, April 27, 1959, Page 22:

"GEST April 25, 1959, ELIZABETH A., daughter of the late Alexander P. and Kate K. Gest. Solemn Requiem Mass, Tues., St. Bridget's Church, 10 A. M. Friends may call Mon. eve. at Funeral Home of Charles J. McIlvaine, 3711 Midvale av., from 8 to 9 P. M. Int. Holy Sepulchre Cem. Please omit flowers." 
 
Burial:
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
Cheltenham
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Donna Di Giacomo
Record added: May 08, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 110228822
Elizabeth A. Gest
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