Julia Ettie Crane (May 19, 1855–1923), also known as Julia Etta Crane, was an American music educator, and the first person to set up a school, the Crane School of Music, specifically for the training of public school music teachers. She is among the most important figures in the history of American music education.Crane was a student of Manuel García.
Crane was inducted into the Music Educators Hall of Fame in 1986.
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