Leeds’s Dame Fanny Waterman honoured at Women of the Year Awards
0 Have your say The founder of one of Leeds’s flagship cultural events has been honoured at the Women of the Year Awards.
The founder of one of Leeds’s flagship cultural events has been honoured at the Women of the Year Awards.
Dame Fanny Waterman, who set up the Leeds International Piano Competition, was recognised for her ‘extraordinary’ contribution to the city’s music scene with the DFS Women of the Year Award - Lifetime Achievement.
Waterman, the daughter of a Russian Jewish emigrant to Leeds, has been giving concert performances locally since 1941. Feeling that young British pianists... read more
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