Died: January 25, 1907, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Mr. Walter Hately was designed by his father for the musical profession. He began the pianoforte in Edinburgh, but spent a good deal of time studying at Leipzig. During two summers he went there for three months at a time, and afterwards he spent two years there under Plaidy. His time was mostly occupied in pianoforte teaching. As a boy he learned the violin, but here was then no demand for teaching it, and he gave it up.
He taught pianoforte classes at the Merchant Company’s Schools and later at the Church of Scotland Training College. He also was a tutor in the St. George’s Correspondence Classes, connected with the Edinburgh University Examinations for women.
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