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BACON, Denise Of Wellesley, passed away Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 at the age of 93. She was born in Newton to James Bacon and Maude Milling Bacon. Ms. Bacon was a gifted pianist, chamber musician, music educator, composer and author. She is the founder of three music schools: the Dana School of Music, Dana Hall, Wellesley, the Kodaly Musical Training Institute, and the Kodaly Center of America. An outstanding pianist, Ms. Bacon was a frequent soloist with the Boston Pops orchestra under conductor Arthur Feidler and received the New England Conservatory Lifetime Achievement Award. She is survived by two cousins, Joan Goddard Hung of Wellesley, and Virginia Goddard Barnes of Dennis. Interment will be private with a Celebration of Life Memorial Service to be held at a future date. Contributions in her name may be made to New England Conservatory of Music, 290 Huntington Ave., Boston MA 02115-5018 or the University of Maryland, Att. Heather Foss, Director of Development, McKeldin Library, College Park, MD, 20742. For obit, directions or to share a memory of Denise please visit www.eatonfuneralhomes.com Eaton Funeral Home 781-444-0201
Published in The Boston Globe on Nov. 17, 2013
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