In Memoriam

In Memoriam: (US) Diane Hubbard -- Remembered

Contributed by Admin on Nov 03, 2009

(The Boston Globe) 
“Taking piano lessons at the Longy School in the early 1960s, Diane Goetz was certainly no stranger to the music of centuries past. Then she met Frank Hubbard, a craftsman who with his friend William Dowd was spurring a revival of the harpsichord.

She married Hubbard and, with no training, shouldered all the parts of his business that did not involve building harpsichords. Meanwhile, she was raising their two daughters and hosting a parade of musicians and instrument makers from around the world who trooped through their Waltham home. Fourteen years later, he died of a heart attack, leaving her a single mother and a woman running a business dominated by men. ..“

More details at The Boston Globe