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Eleanore Jansson Cooney

Died: Sunday, November 03, 2002
Grosse Pointe Farms resident Eleanore Jansson Cooney, 78, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2002.

Born in 1924, Mrs. Cooney began studying the violin at the age of five under Earl Morris, an international artist and teacher in Detroit.

She later studied in Germany with Georg Kuhlenkamp, soloist and concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic; and at the Julliard School of Music in New York City under Galamian, Datier and Mischa Mischakoff.

Mrs. Cooney performed as a member of the Julliard String Quartet and as a soloist with major orchestras in New York and Berlin.

In Detroit, she performed with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the Scandinavian Symphony.

She is survived by her husband, Leo A. Cooney; and her sister, Louise (Marco) Nobili.

She was predeceased by her son, Ronald Cooney.

Interment is in Schuylerville, N.Y.

Arrangements were made by Verheyden Funeral Home.
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