Scottish dance teacher. She was the fifth generation dance teacher in her family
Her father was George William Lowe, born c 1852. He taught in Edinburgh, Inverness, Forres, Elgin and Wick. Played violin. Died 1906. Her aunt, Ann Lowe (later Knight) was also a dancer and her father’s cousin, Robert Lowe, danced in Dundee.
Her great-grandfather, Joseph Lowe, was the author of 6 collections of reels and strathspeys. He probably taught in Edinburgh. Died before 1885. He taught Queen Victoria and the royal family to dance at Balmoral and Windsorbetween 1852 and 1860. George played with Prince Edward during the lessons.
From her father George she learned the
She was able to provide a notation for The School Dance as taught by her father.
Information derived from an interview by T.M. Flett with Miss Eva Lowe, undated and Thomas, A. (ed), A New Most Excellent Dancing Master, New York: Pendragon Press, (1992), Thomas, A. “The Lowe Family”. Stout Centre Review, (1992), p.5-7, and relevant census returns.