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May 13, 2016

Memories of Marlow Cowan

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

Marlow Cowan, whose playful piano duet in our Mayo Clinic atrium with his wife, Frances, became a YouTube sensation and led to national and international TV appearances, has passed away at age 97. I got the news early yesterday in an email from the Cowans’ daughter, DeDe Shour: One of the last questions a week […]

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Tags: Frances Cowan, Good Morning, Marlow Cowan, Piano


July 4, 2011

Cowans living “Healthfully Ever After”

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

Just over two years ago, Marlow Cowan and his wife Frances became Internet sensations when a video of their piano duet at Mayo Clinic went “viral” after being posted here on Sharing Mayo Clinic. In less than two months, their video racked up more than two million views, and now stands at over 7.6 million […]

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Tags: Fran Cowan, Gonda Building, Marlow Cowan, Piano


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