Sonia Eckhardt-Grammatté with Miss Mitchell (Extension Officer), 1973. Winnipeg Art Gallery.

Sonia Eckhardt-Gramatté (1899–1974), wife of former Director Ferdinand Eckhardt (1902–1995) and internationally acclaimed composer and teacher, dies tragically while travelling with her husband. As a tribute to Eckhardt-Gramatté, the WAG Board of Governors establishes a memorial fund. To hear Margaret Morse, President of the Women’s Committee (1964-1966), describe Sonia’s death, click the link below.