Awards and Honors

Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit. Award by the President of Federal Republic of Germany, April 18, 2002, Officer’s Cross of the Order of Merit, Federal Republic of Germany, 1979, Medal of Honor, Universidad Nacional Menendez Pelayo, Palacio de la Magdalena, Santander, Spain, August 8, 2001, Philips Classics Great Pianists of the Twentieth Century, 1999, 2000. National Endowment for the Humanities grantee. Phi Beta Award, 1946, 1st Town Hall Endowment Award, 1937; First prize Schubert Memorial Contest. 1935, First Prize National Federation of Music Clubs Competition, 1935; 1st prize Greater Chicago Piano Playing Tournament, 1928.

Honorary Member: Fellow, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Sebastian Bach de Belgique, Royal Philharmonic Society London.

Member: American Musicological Society; Royal Musical Association London, Society of Musicians (London); Musician of the Year 1987, Music Teachers Association.

Honorary Mus. D.: Oxford University, England, 1977 (fourth American woman so honored), Medal of Honor, Universidad Nacional Menendez Pelayo Santander, Spain, 2001; Music and Arts Institute, San Francisco, 1987, Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL, 1968, Wilson College, 1968, Colby College, 1964.