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Henry Lee Higginson was born 17 November 1834 in New York City, New York County, New York, United States to George Higginson (1804-1889) and Mary Cabot Lee (1811-1849) and died 14 November 1919 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States of unspecified causes. He married Ida Olympe Frederika Agassiz (1837-1935) 5 December 1863 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States.

He was the founder of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

Children



Offspring of Henry Lee Higginson and Ida Olympe Frederika Agassiz (1837-1935)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Cecile Pauline Higginson (1870-1875)
Alexander Henry Higginson (1876-1958)
















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