Music: In Philadelphia

Mary Louise Curtis Bok, daughter and only child of Publisher Cyrus Hermann Kotzschmar Curtis (Saturday Evening Post, Ladies' Home Journal, New York Evening Post, etc.) and wife of Edward W. Bok (onetime editor Ladies' Home Journal), last week permitted her name to come out of quiet domestic retirement in two announcements. To the Curtis Institute of Music which Mrs. Bok founded in Philadelphia three years ago with $500,000, she had given seven millions, bringing its endowment to $12,500,000. As President of the Institute, she had...

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