Eleanor Roosevelt

Portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt, c. 1932.
Eleanor Roosevelt (1884 – 1962). 1

An American politician, diplomat, author, and activist; she played the piano.

But if you live what you believe, your children will believe it, too.
Eleanor Roosevelt from You Learn by Living 2
My father wished me to be musical.  I worked at music until I was eighteen, but no one ever trained my ear!  Through listening to my Aunt Pussie play I did gain an emotional appreciation of music.  She was a fascinating and lovely creature and her playing was one of the unforgettable joys of my childhood.
Eleanor Roosevelt from Her Autobiography 3
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Library of Congress.  “Eleanor Roosevelt, c. 1932.”  Photograph.  Library Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C., Part of Miscellaneous Items in High Demand Collection, Digital ID cph 3b16000LOC.Gov.  Library of Congress, n.d.  Web.  29 Oct. 2015.  Web.  29 Oct. 2015.  No Known Copyright Restrictions.
Roosevelt, Eleanor.  You Learn by Living Eleven Keys for a More Fulfilling Life.  Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 1960: pg. 19, and pg. 120.  Google Books.  Web.  22 Oct. 2015.
Roosevelt, Eleanor.  The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt.  New York: Harper & Brothers, 1961: Pg. 5.  Google Books.  Web.  22 Oct. 2015.