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Aberdeen and Temair, June Marchioness oflocked

((Beatrice Mary) June Gordon)

CBE 1989 (MBE 1971); DL

Born 29 Dec. 1913; d of Arthur Paul Boissier, MA, and Dorothy Christina Leslie Smith; m 1939, David George Ian Alexander Gordon (later 4th Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair, CBE, TD) (d 1974); two adopted s two adopted d; died 22 June 2009

Musical Director and Conductor, Haddo House Choral and Operatic Society (formerly Haddo House Choral Society), 1945–2005


Southlands School, Harrow; Royal Coll. of Music


GRSM, ARCM. Teacher of Music, Bromley High School for Girls, 1936–39. Director of Haddo House Choral and Operatic Soc. and Arts Centre, 1945–2005. Chairman: Scottish Children’s League, 1969–94; NE Scotland Music School, 1975–; Adv. Council, Scottish Opera, 1979–92; Chm. (local), Adv. Cttee, Aberdeen Internat. Festival of Music and the Performing Arts, 1980–96. Governor: Gordonstoun Sch., 1971–86; Royal Scottish Acad. of Music and Drama, 1979–82. FRCM 1967; FRSE 1983; FRSAMD 1985. DStJ 1977; GCStJ 1995. DL Aberdeenshire, 1971. Hon. LLD Aberdeen, 1968; Hon. DMus CNAA, 1991


contribs to Aberdeen Univ. Jl, RCM magazine


New (Edinburgh)


Haddo House, Aberdeen, AB41 7EQ

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