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Fine and DandyThe Life and Work of Kay Swift$
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Vicki Ohl

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780300102611

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300102611.001.0001

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Fine and Dandy
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Vicki Ohl

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300102611.003.0001

This chapter provides background information on Kay Swift's family and childhood. It explains that the Swift family originated in the British Isles but had lived in America for several generations and that music was an important component in the lives of the Swift children. Swift was raised by serious amateur and professional musicians. This chapter also discusses Swift's education, values and her music lessons.

Keywords:   Kay Swift, family, childhood, British Isles, music, musicians, education, values, music lessons

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