1858–1929

Introduction

Born: Ju­ly 18, 1858/9, Lit­tle­port, Io­wa.

Died: De­cem­ber 31, 1929, Ba­kers­field, Ca­li­for­nia (she died while tra­vel­ing by train from Los An­ge­les, Ca­li­for­nia, to Port­land, Or­e­gon).

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Biography

Hofer was ed­u­cat­ed at the Mt. Car­roll, Il­li­nois, Se­mi­na­ry and the Uni­ver­si­ty of Chi­ca­go.

She taught mu­sic in the pub­lic schools of La Crosse, Wis­con­sin; Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois; and Ro­ches­ter, Min­ne­so­ta.

She al­so taught at the Pes­ta­loz­zi-Froe­bel Teach­er’s Col­lege, Chi­ca­go; the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Ca­li­for­nia, the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Georg­ia, and the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Ten­ne­ssee, and man­aged mu­sic­al pro­grams for the 1893 World’s Fair in Chi­ca­go.

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Music

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