Born on April 9, 1931, Faye Friedman (Kearney) was the daughter of Bertha and Sol Friedman. She had one sister named Pearl Friedman Bower (1920-2008). She grew up in New Brunswick, NJ.  Friedman attended NEC from 1948-1952, graduating with a bachelor’s degree.  Friedman studied violin with Alfred Krips. While at NEC, Friedman served as Chairman of the Big Four Dance (1949-1951); Delta Omicron 2nd Vice President; Symposium Committee (1948-1949, 1951-1952); News editor, The Melodic Line; Dorm and Senior Dance Committees, and the Neume Board.  Friedman earned these scholarships: High School (1948-1949); Tanglewood, 1950; and George Saunders, 1951-1952.  Faye married R. Kearney and they had at least one child, Steven Kearney. She died in December 1981.

Physical description

This collection is made up of one clamshell box containing eight envelopes and two folders. This collection consists primarily of photographs.

Provenance

This collection was donated to the NEC Archives in August 1998 by Faye Friedman Kearney’s son, Steven Kearney.

Access

Access to the Friedman Collection is granted by the Archivist or Director of Libraries.  Appointments must be scheduled in advance. There are no restrictions pertaining to this collection.

Copyright

All copyrights to this collection belong to the New England Conservatory. Permission to publish materials from this collection is granted by the Director of Libraries. This collection should be cited as the Faye Friedman Collection, New England Conservatory Archives, Boston, MA.

2015-01-20


YOU PLAY BACH YOUR WAY, AND I'LL PLAY HIM HIS WAY. WANDA LANDOWSKA