According to the Internet source given below, Pauline (Edith) Alpert was an American pianist and composer born in New York City.
She graduated from East High School in Rochester and studied piano at the Eastman School of Music, briefly under Selim Palmgren.
She performed mainly at popular music venues, including radio, solo concerts, theater, recordings and nightclub throughout the United States. Billed as the Whirlwind Pianist
she recorded for RCA Victor, Sonora, Pilot-Tone, and Rabson, in addition to motion picture shorts for Vitaphone. There are more than 500 piano rolls for Duo-Art to her credit. Her radio and television work for NBC and CBS included guest solo spots with Paul Whiteman, Rudy Vallee, and Fred Allen, as well as her own semi-weekly program for WOR radio in New York City.
Alpert also composed novelty pieces for the piano (published by Mills Music Company), and made her own arrangements.
||Pauline Alpert Collection
||Brief biography by www.esm.rochester.edu/