Robyn Ladd tells us about Harriet Ware, a graduate of Owatonna’s Pillsbury Academy and a famous teacher, lecturer, composer and publisher of music in the early 1900s. Her music was performed by popular opera stars of the time such as David Bispham and the Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

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