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Marjorie Hart

Professor Emerita, Music

Marjorie Hart is Professor Emerita of USD, a graduate of the University of Iowa, and holds a MFA from San Diego State University. She is former Chair of the Fine Arts Department at USD and a professional cellist. She performed extensively with the San Diego Symphony and San Diego Opera as well as with a number of orchestras and chamber ensembles during her decades as a concert cellist. Before coming to USD, she taught at DePauw University. A native of Iowa, she became a New Year Times bestselling author at the age of 82 for her widely praised memoir, Summer at Tiffany (2007).


B.M., University of Iowa; M.A., San Diego State College