Marian McPartland was born as Margaret Marian Turner in Windsor, England on March 20, 1918. She is a jazz pianist, composer, writer, and was the host of Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz on National Public Radio until she stepped down on November 10, 2011. She has won many awards and received several honorary degrees over the years.
Marian McPartland at Wikipedia.
Marian McPartland at NPR.