Antonia Brico

  • Birth

    She was born in Rotterdam (Netherlands)
  • Towards America

    Towards America
    Antonia Brico travelled to America in 1907 (California).
  • First Piano Lessons

    First Piano Lessons
    When she was ten years old, a doctor suggested to her foster family that she take piano lessons so that she would no longer bite her nails.
  • University of Berkeley

    University of Berkeley
    She went to the University of Berkeley where she became an assistant to Paul Steindorf, director of the San Francisco Opera. He studied piano for two years with Sigismond Stojowski.