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Maria Lidka

Arrived in Britain:
Place of Birth:
Jan. 1934
Came as a student
Mode of Arrival:

Maria Lidka, nee Marianne Liedke, was born 1914 in Berlin. She left the gymnasium in 1930 to study the violin. She came to the UK in 1934 as a student. 

She later changed her name to Maria Lidka and became a well known violinist. She was part of a Czech trio and played frequently in the lunchtime concerts organised by Myra Hess. She lived in London and had two sons.

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