Name: Mainous, Jean (1920-2012)



Historical Note: Jean Mainous was a concert pianist, educator, and faculty member of the University of North Texas (UNT) College of Music. Born Jean Frances Harris in Tulsa, Oklahoma on July 11, 1920, she studied at Louisiana State University, Yale University, and the Juilliard School, before joining the music faculty at what was then North Texas State Teachers College (now UNT). She married fellow faculty member Frank D. Mainous in 1951, and later traveled extensively as a guest artist and featured soloist. She died in Denton, Texas on January 23, 2012.
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Obituary for Jean Mainous in the North Texan, March 29, 2012, viewed September 4, 2020.

Obituary for Jean Mainous via Mulkey-Bowles Funeral Home, viewed September 4, 2020.

Note Author: Maristella Feustle


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