George Frank Lockwood

LOCKWOOD, George Frank. b. Tacoma, Washington, 3 April 1946. George Lockwood is the son of George F. Lockwood, a Methodist minister, and Mable Lockwood (née Perkins), an accomplished musician. At four years of age, the family moved to the Chicago area where his father had been raised; his mother, who had received her bachelor’s degree in organ from Boston University, encouraged George and his brothers to study piano at an early age. He sang in choirs, including some under his mother’s direction, and was given voice lessons and French Horn instruction, the latter under the tutelage of players in the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. After graduating from Senn High School on Chicago’s north side...

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