Leginska [Liggins], Ethel
- Carol Neuls-Bates
(b Hull, April 13, 1886; d Los Angeles, Feb 26, 1970). American pianist, composer and conductor of English birth. She studied at the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt, with Leschetizky in Vienna for three years, and in Berlin. She adopted the name Leginska early in her professional career, and became widely known as the ‘Paderewski of woman pianists’. She made her official début in London at the age of 16 and then gave concert tours in Europe before moving to the USA in ...