Hopekirk [Wilson], Helen
- Pamela Fox
(b Edinburgh, May 20, 1856; d Cambridge, MA, Nov 19, 1945). American pianist, composer and teacher of Scottish origin. Following early studies in piano and composition in Edinburgh, she attended the Leipzig Conservatory from 1876 until 1878. There she studied with Carl Reinecke, Salomon Jadassohn (composition), Louis Maas (piano) and E.F. Richter (counterpoint), and formed lifelong friendships with fellow students Carl Muck and George Chadwick. Following successful débuts with the Leipzig Gewandhaus (...