Salter, Mary Turner

1856

 

Dramatic soprano, teacher and a noted composer of songs, who was born in Peoria, Illinois; and became a pupil in vocal art of Mme. Rudersdorf, the mother of the late Richard Mansfield. Mrs. Salter is the wife of Sumner Salter, the American composer and teacher. Among her best known compositions are the beautiful songs, Serenity, In Some Sad Hour and The Willow.