Musician; music teacher. Born– 1893, Birmingham. Parents–John Taylor and Ida Brooks Bradford. Married–Charles Boni.  Education– graduated from Florida State College for Women; studied music in Germany and at Julliard School of Music. Folk song instructor and conductor in the public schools of Pennsylvania and New York; director of the Music Department of the City and Country School, New York city, 1928-1954. An early exponent of the recorder, a medieval flute;  gave recorder courses in the Department of General Education at New York University. Died December 1, 1974.


Authors of Books for Young People, Supplement,  and Contemporary Authors online;


Favorite Christmas Carols. New York; Simon and Schuster, 1957.

Fireside Book of Favorite American Songs. New York; Simon and Schuster, 1952.

Fireside Book of Folksongs. New York; Simon and Schuster, 1947.

Fireside Book of Love Songs. New York; Simon and Schuster, 1954.

Songs of the Gilded Age. New York; Golden Press, 1960.