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Mary Cassatt

Peabody Institute

Founded in 1857 in the heart of Baltimore's historic Mount Vernon neighborhood, the Peabody Institute has long been one of the city's cultural institutions. The Institute includes the Peabody Conservatory of Music and the Peabody Preparatory School. Both schools belong to Johns Hopkins University. The Institute's Peabody Conservatory is highly regarded in the world of music, often mentioned in the same breath as the prestigious Juilliard School in New York, and boasts a long line of distinguished students, including composer Leonard Bernstein, pianist Andre Watts and singer Tori Amos. One of the highlights of the campus is the George Peabody Library. It is an architectural...