Dorothy Ruth Boxall

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Biographical information

First name: 
Dorothy Ruth
Last name: 
Boxall
Date of death: 
23 December 1951

Boxall was a music teacher and lecturer, who wanted to open up music education to all children. She saw music as essential in education, and managed to include children from less privileged backgrounds in her work. In 1947 she was presented with a gold medal by the British Royal family for her contribution to educational work in music.

Last updated : 07-Aug-2017

This article was produced for South African History Online on 17-Feb-2011