The Music of Washington's World

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Nelly Custis' Passion for Music

2,308 views June 28, 2019
The granddaughter of Martha Washington and step-granddaughter of George, Eleanor "Nelly" Parke Custis had a very close relationship with them and spent much time at Mount Vernon. In this video, harpsichordist Dr. Joyce Lindorff talks about Nelly's passion for playing the harpsichord and piano and the importance of music in the Washington household. Learn more about Washington's harpsichord:
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