Irma Schenuit Hall , 1900, great aunt

Irma Schenuit Hall was  my mothers aunt (M.J. Travers) aunt. 

Irma was born August 27th1900 in Baltimore and died March 9th1989 in Wisconsin.

 Irma was a famous and well known concert pianist. She was born in Maryland and moved to Milwaukee, Wi where  she married Ray Hall in 1921. Irma’s parents were Henry F. and Louisa H. Schenuit. 

Irma (My mothers Aunt) was part of a musical family and she reportedly was considered a child piano prodigy at the age of six. She was a nationally known concert pianist, Milwaukee teacher, and lecturer. She was president of “Milwaukee Music Teachers” from 1946 to 1948. Irma also taught music at Dominican College in Racine, WI during the 1960’s. Irma played with the Racine Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra. She was the niece of Alfons William Schenuit who was ranked as the most distinguished and leading musicians not only of Baltimore but in this country as well, so his gift passed to Irma .

Irma is buried in Wisconsin Memorial Park, 13235 W. Capitol Dr, Brookfield, WI.