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Hermann Kotzschmar: Portland's Musical Genius

Mary Ann Kotzschmar, Portland, 1898

Mary Ann Kotzschmar, Portland, 1898

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Portland Public Library

On December 16, 1872, Hermann Kotzschmar, age 42, married Mary Ann Torrey. It was the bride's 19th birthday.

Torrey had been one of Kotzschmar's best piano students.

The couple had two children, Hermann Jr. (1874-1945) and Dorothea (1878-1931). Both married, but neither had offspring.