Bartlett and Robertson 1951
Kingsport e r a l i c a n m a n , n c e by Is Ethel Bartlett'and Rae Robertson EthelBartlett, Rae Robertson To Give Piano Concert Here Ethel Bartlett and Rae Rob-, ertson, internationally Â· famous duo-pianists, will give one of their fascinating recitals In Kingsport under the. auspices of Community Â· Concert Service, next Friday, at Dobyns-Bennett High School auditorium- at 8 p.m. Â· ' ' Ethel Bartlett, a native of Es- j sex, England, was only five years I old when she started composing. At ten years she was taken to London, Â· where she grew up. Early In 'her. career she won the Associated Board, Scholarship. She studied chiefly-at the Royal Academy of Music, but did some work In Berlin with Artur Sch- London ' Music Festival before World War II, they had the or of appearing under the of Toscanin!.' In this country they have played'with every major orchestra. , , The impeccable musicianship, always psychic accord and delightful delightful personalities of Bartlett and Robertson have justly for them the title of "leaders their field." Cash In On Suggestions * Eastman Kodak Company Rae Robertson was born in a| small Highland village n'ear Inverness Inverness in the north of Scotland. He began playing the piano at the early age of .three. He began his music instruction with prl- showed today. Last year also R . repQrt marked the 100,000th accepted suggestion vate lessons, then enrolled at the|and passing of the one University of Edenburgh. Even-'. dollar mark^ln awards. , - . The 1950 figure brings to r 162,023.73 the total paid to ployes _since the Kodak suggestion suggestion svstem--one of the first the country--was founded in 18'98. Included in last year's award total-were $142,346.50 in original tually he went to'London and studied at the Royal Academy where he met Ethel Bartlett, and later married her. Because they were solo pianists, pianists, the two artists were separated separated most" of the concert year. Finally they dedided to try a joint recital, which was an un-i awards and $53,156-in qualified success..-Together, they now give more than-100 concerts payments for ideas-.that were rewarded' originally and later year. ' ... !reassessed. Of 35,475 suggestions onj They have toured:South Amer-!submitted, 11,563 -- a!lea,'Mexico; -Cub'a,-.-.South -Africa(third of" the ;total -- were - l a n d all-of Europe. .At the lasticepted for awards.