115 Park Avenue

Address: 246 Park Avenue

Old Address: 115 Park Avenue

Other names: The Zaremba Estate

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Other information: Home of John Schmidt, consulting hematologist, and his wife Bertha "Honey" Schmidt.

Since 2003: Home of Dr. Angelique Zaremba-Woodward, Dr. Scot P. Zaremba-Woodward, Gabriel L. Zaremba-Wroblewski and Sydney F. Zaremba-Woodward.

Adirondack Daily Enterprise, August 27, 1952


Jean tenHave, world famous violinist and a member of the faculty at Deerwood Adirondack Music Center, died at 11:15 o'clock last night at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Schmidt, 115 Park avenue.

Mr. tenHave suffered a heart attack at Deerwood Monday, August 11, and was removed to the Schmidt home.

His body will repose at me Keough Memorial Chapel. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Born in 1874 in Lyon, France, Mr. tenHave studied for years with his father, William tenHave, a famous violin virtuoso and composer. He was later a pupil of Ysaye at Brussels Conservatory and toured with the master over Europe and the British Isles.

He had appeared with all the great European orchestras as well as appearing in solo concerts in continental music centers and the British Isles. He also appeared as soloist with many of the great American Symphony orchestras.

In 1917 Mr. tenHave went to Cincinnati as head of the violin department of the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, which post he held at the time of his death.

He was for many years a member of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. In 1943 he allied himself with the newly formed Adirondack Music Center, Saranac Inn, and had taught violin there since the inception of the music center. Many members of the faculty and the director were former students of his in Cincinnati.

Mr. tenHave was the French Consul in Cincinnati until the fall of France in World War II, at which time he became a citizen of the United States. The French Government honored him by making him a member of the Legion of Music in recognition of his out standing artistry in the field of music. He was also a Kentucky Colonel and an honorary member of many musical fraternities and sororities.

His passing is mourned by a son Robert, a sister, Mrs. Joseph Salmon, and a niece, Jacqueline Salmon, who reside in Paris, France.

In his many years in Cincinnati as violinist, teacher and composer, he had influenced scores of students, who held a deep affection for him as artist, teacher, man and friend.

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